Summary: S.2372 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate without amendment (03/01/2018)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act

(Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer burial receptacles for veterans remains buried in open cemeteries administered by the National Park Service. Interior may also provide reimbursement for outer burial receptacles other than grave liners.

The use of outer burial receptacles in such cemeteries shall be in accordance with regulations or procedures approved by the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of the Army.