H.R.3278 - Veterans Dignified Burial Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 07/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 08/06/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3278 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/29/2015)
Veterans Dignified Burial Act
Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): (1) upon confirming the veteran status of a deceased veteran in the custody of a local medical examiner, funeral director, county service group, or other similar entity, to request from that entity the specific date of the veteran's scheduled interment; and (2) during each 30-day period following the request to repeat it until the entity confirms the scheduled internment date or that the veteran has been interred.
Requires the VA, by March 1 of each year, to report to the House and Senate Veterans' Affairs Committees on unclaimed deceased veterans interred after the 30-day period following the initial VA request.