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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Veterans National Remembrance Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide priority for the establishment of new national cemeteries by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/21/2014Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
05/21/2014Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/21/2014Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (5)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1]* 05/21/2014
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2]* 05/21/2014
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large]* 05/21/2014
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2]* 05/21/2014
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 05/22/2014

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs05/21/2014 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/21/2014)

Veterans National Remembrance Act - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), in selecting a location for the establishment of a new national cemetery, to: (1) give priority to a state that does not have a national cemetery and that has the largest population of veterans among states without such a cemetary, and (2) ensure that such location is within 10 miles of a significant amount of the population to be served by such cemetery during the 25 years following its establishment.

Permits the Secretary, after establishing two national cemeteries, to waive the requirement of giving priority to a state that does not have a national cemetery if such waiver will allow the Secretary to establish a cemetery that will serve a larger population of veterans.