Text: H.R.2039 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/16/2013)


113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2039


To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish headstones and markers for certain deceased veterans buried in veterans’ cemeteries of Indian tribes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 16, 2013

Ms. Titus (for herself, Mrs. Kirkpatrick, Mr. Cole, Mrs. Napolitano, Ms. McCollum, Mrs. Christensen, Mr. Cárdenas, and Mr. Takano) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs


A BILL

To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish headstones and markers for certain deceased veterans buried in veterans’ cemeteries of Indian tribes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Headstones and markers for placement in tribal veterans’ cemeteries.

Section 2306 of title 38, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subsection (a)(4), by inserting “or in a veterans’ cemetery on land owned by or held in trust for a tribal organization (as defined in section 3765(4) of this title)” after “State”; and

(2) in subsection (b)(1), by inserting “a veterans’ cemetery on land owned by or held in trust for a tribal organization,” after “a veterans’ cemetery owned by a State,”.