Text: H.R.2852 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/23/2015)


114th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 2852


To provide for the eligibility for burial in Arlington National Cemetery of certain members of reserve components of the Armed Forces.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 23, 2015

Mr. Graves of Louisiana (for himself, Mr. Boustany, Mr. Abraham, Mr. Richmond, and Mr. Palazzo) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To provide for the eligibility for burial in Arlington National Cemetery of certain members of reserve components of the Armed Forces.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “FLORICH Act” or “Founding Legacies of Reserve Integral Combat-training Heroes Act of 2015”.

SEC. 2. Eligibility for burial in Arlington National Cemetery of certain members of reserve components.

(a) Eligibility for burial.—A member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces described in subsection (b) is eligible for burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

(b) Eligible member of a reserve component.—A member of a reserve component of the Armed Forces described in this subsection is a member of a reserve component who dies while serving on inactive-duty training during a mission during which a member of the Armed Forces serving on active duty also dies.

(c) Savings provision.—This section may not be construed to make ineligible for burial in Arlington National Cemetery a person who is eligible to be buried in that cemetery under another provision of law.

(d) Regulations.—This section shall be carried out under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army.

(e) Definitions.—For purposes of this section, the term “inactive-duty training” has the meaning given such term under section 101(d)(7) of title 10, United States Code.