Summary: S.1596 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1596. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

Shown Here:
Introduced in Senate (07/20/2017)

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.