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Public Law No: 115-136 (03/16/2018)

 
[115th Congress Public Law 136]
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Public Law 115-136
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent 
    eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs 
   memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent 
  children of veterans whose remains are unavailable. <<NOTE: Mar. 16, 
                         2018 -  [H.R. 3656]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. ELIGIBILITY OF VETERANS' SPOUSES AND DEPENDENT CHILDREN 
                              WHOSE REMAINS ARE UNAVAILABLE FOR 
                              DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 
                              MEMORIAL HEADSTONES AND MARKERS.

    Section 2306(b)(2) of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in subparagraph (B), by striking ``The'' and inserting 
        ``An individual who dies on or after November 11, 1998, who is 
        the''; and
            (2) in subparagraph (C), by striking ``An'' and inserting 
        ``An individual who dies on or after November 11, 1998, who is 
        an''.

    Approved March 16, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3656:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-387 (Comm. on Veterans' Affairs).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD:
                                                        Vol. 163 (2017):
                                    Nov. 6, considered and passed House.
                                                        Vol. 164 (2018):
                                    Mar. 1, considered and passed 
                                        Senate.

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