H.R.4338 - Chuck Osier Burial Benefits Act115th Congress (2017-2018) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Tenney, Claudia [R-NY-22] (Introduced 11/09/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/09/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4338 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/09/2017)
Chuck Osier Burial Benefits Act
This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs, upon request and at U.S. expense, to furnish to a deceased individual in lieu a headstone or marker: (1) an urn to signify the individual's veteran status, in which such individual's remains may be placed at private expense; or (2) a commemorative plaque signifying the individual's veteran status.
A "deceased individual" is an individual: (1) who served in the Armed Forces on or after April 6, 1917; (2) who is eligible for a headstone or marker or would be so eligible but for the date of the individual's death; and (3) whose remains were cremated and placed in a site of interment or inurnment other than a national cemetery, a state veterans' cemetery, a tribal cemetery, or a private cemetery.