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Titles (2)

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Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans' Dignity and Honor Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of benefits payable for the burial and funeral expenses of certain veterans.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/15/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
05/24/2013Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/15/2013Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/15/2013Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (2)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 05/22/2013
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 05/22/2013

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/15/2013 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs05/24/2013 Referred to

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Subjects (4)


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Introduced in House (05/15/2013)

Veterans' Dignity and Honor Act - Increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for: (1) burial and funeral expenses of certain veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection with a veteran's death due to a service-connected disability.