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Public Law No: 115-184 (06/15/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-184
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
     To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide outer burial 
    receptacles for remains buried in National Parks, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: June 15, 2018 -  [H.R. 4910]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Veterans 
Cemetery Benefit Correction Act.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 38 USC 101 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction 
Act''.
SEC. 2. PROVISION OF OUTER BURIAL RECEPTACLES FOR REMAINS BURIED 
                    IN NATIONAL PARKS.

    Section 2306(e) of title 38, United States Code, is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1)--
                    (A) by inserting ``(A)'' before ``The Secretary of 
                Veterans'';
                    (B) in subparagraph (A), as designated by 
                subparagraph (A) of this paragraph, by striking ``The 
                Secretary of the Army'' and inserting the following:

    ``(B) The Secretary of the Army''; and
                    (C) by adding at the end the following new 
                subparagraph:

    ``(C) The Secretary of the Interior shall provide an outer burial 
receptacle for each such a grave in an open national cemetery 
administered by the National Park Service.'';
            (2) in paragraph (2)--
                    (A) by striking ``or in the Arlington National 
                Cemetery'' and inserting ``, in the Arlington National 
                Cemetery, or in a national cemetery administered by the 
                National Park Service''; and
                    (B) by striking ``or Secretary of the Army'' and 
                inserting ``, the Secretary of the Army, or the 
                Secretary of the Interior'';
            (3) in paragraph (3)(B)(ii), by striking ``or, with respect 
        to Arlington National Cemetery, the Secretary of the Army'' and 
        inserting ``or the Secretary of the Army with respect to 
        Arlington National Cemetery or the Secretary of the Interior 
        with respect to a national cemetery administered by the National 
        Park Service''; and
            (4) in paragraph (4), by striking ``or, with respect to 
        Arlington National Cemetery, the Secretary of the Army'' and 
        inserting ``or the Secretary of the Army with respect to 
        Arlington National Cemetery or the Secretary of the Interior

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        with respect to a national cemetery administered by the National 
        Park Service''.

    Approved June 15, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4910:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            May 7, considered and passed House.
            May 24, considered and passed Senate.

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