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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Burial with Dignity for Heroes Act of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a grant program to provide burials for homeless veterans.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/14/2014 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
01/28/2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
01/14/2014 Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/14/2014 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5]* 01/14/2014
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 01/28/2014
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 03/26/2014

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs01/14/2014 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs01/28/2014 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

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Subjects (4)

  • Cemeteries and funerals
  • Homelessness and emergency shelter
  • Veterans' loans, housing, homeless programs

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (01/14/2014)

Burial with Dignity for Heroes Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a program to make grants to eligible entities to provide for the cost of burials for homeless veterans who: (1) are eligible to be buried in national cemeteries, and (2) the Secretary determines have no next-of-kin.