S.698 - 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.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA] (Introduced 03/31/2011)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/08/2011 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.1627, which became Public Law 112-154 on 8/6/2012.|
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Summary: S.698 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)
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.