H.R.406 - Honoring our Heroes Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] (Introduced 01/10/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Armed Services|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/21/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.406 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/10/2017)
Honoring our Heroes Act
This bill permits, where there is no living immediate next of kin of a deceased member of the Armed Forces, a covered relative to request the one-time free replacement of certain military decorations of such deceased member.
"Covered relative" means a relative of a deceased recipient of a military decoration who is: (1) not the immediate next of kin; and (2) related within the fourth degree of consanguinity to the deceased recipient, or a more distant relative if determined appropriate.