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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to codify the prohibition against the reservation of gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.

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03/31/2011Introduced in Senate

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06/08/2011Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
03/31/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
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Senate Veterans' Affairs03/31/2011 Referred to
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Introduced in Senate (03/31/2011)

Prohibits: (1) more than one gravesite from being provided at Arlington National Cemetery (Arlington) to a veteran or member of the Armed Forces who is eligible for burial there and family members also eligible for burial there, and (2) a gravesite from being reserved at Arlington before an individual's death. Provides an exception under (2) above, in the case of a request submitted to the Secretary of the Army before January 1, 1962.

Requires a report from the Secretary to Congress on reservations made for interment at Arlington.