H.R.3192 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to inter in national cemeteries individuals who supported the United States in Laos during the Vietnam War era.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-20] (Introduced 10/13/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.|
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Summary: H.R.3192 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/13/2011)
Makes eligible for interment in a national cemetery any individual who: (1) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) determines served in combat support of the Armed Forces in Laos during the period beginning on February 28, 1961, and ending on May 15, 1975; and (2) at the time of death was a U.S. citizen or lawfully admitted alien.
Applies this Act to any qualifying individual who dies on or after January 1, 2011.