H.R.3715 - Final Farewell Act of 2016114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] (Introduced 10/08/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/24/2016 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3715 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (05/23/2016)
Final Farewell Act of 2016
(Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to permit the interment or funeral, memorial service, or ceremony of a deceased veteran at a national cemetery during weekends, other than federal holiday weekends, upon the request of the veteran's next-of-kin.
Any grant to assist a state in establishing a veterans' cemetery shall require that the cemetery permits the interment or funeral, memorial service, or ceremony of a deceased veteran during weekends, other than federal holiday weekends, upon the request of the veteran's next-of-kin.