H.R.1212 - BRAVE Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] (Introduced 02/21/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||03/06/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1212 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/21/2017)
Burial Rights for America's Veterans' Efforts Act of 2017 or the BRAVE Act of 2017
This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for: (1) burial and funeral expenses of certain veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection with a veteran's death due to a service-connected disability.
The VA shall increase such amounts each fiscal year by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index.