S.1596 - BRAVE Act of 2017115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI] (Introduced 07/20/2017)|
|Committees:||Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 08/01/2018 Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-616. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1596 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
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.