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Public Law No: 114-273 (12/14/2016)

 
[114th Congress Public Law 273]
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Public Law 114-273
114th Congress

                                 An Act


 
  To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of 
Veterans Affairs to furnish caskets and urns for burial in cemeteries of 
   States and tribal organizations of veterans without next of kin or 
   sufficient resources to provide for caskets or urns, and for other 
             purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 14, 2016 -  [S. 3076]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Charles Duncan 
Buried with Honor Act of 2016.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 38 USC 101 note.>>  SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Charles Duncan Buried with Honor Act 
of 2016''.
SEC. 2. CASKETS AND URNS FOR BURIAL OF CERTAIN VETERANS IN 
                    CEMETERIES OF STATES AND TRIBAL ORGANIZATIONS.

    Section 2306(f) of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in the matter preceding paragraph (1), by striking ``for 
        burial in a national cemetery of a deceased veteran'' and 
        inserting ``for burial of a deceased veteran in a national 
        cemetery or in a veterans cemetery of a State or tribal 
        organization for which the Department has provided a grant under 
        section 2408 of this title''; and
            (2) in paragraph (2), by striking ``the burial of the 
        veteran in a national cemetery'' and inserting ``such burial''.

    Approved December 14, 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--S. 3076:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 162 (2016):
            Sept. 20, considered and passed Senate.
            Dec. 6, considered and passed House.

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