Text: H.R.1019 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/06/2019)


116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 1019


To amend title 10, United States Code, to require a full military honors ceremony for certain deceased veterans, and for other purposes.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

February 6, 2019

Mr. Panetta (for himself, Mr. Taylor, Mr. Crenshaw, and Mrs. Luria) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Armed Services


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require a full military honors ceremony for certain deceased veterans, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Full Military Honors Act of 2019”.

SEC. 2. Full Military Honors ceremony for certain veterans.

Section 1491(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following:

“(3) The Secretary concerned shall provide full military honors (as determined by the Secretary concerned) for the funeral of a veteran who—

“(A) is first interred or first inurned in Arlington National Cemetery on or after the date of the enactment of the Full Military Honors Act of 2019;

“(B) was awarded the medal of honor or the prisoner-of-war medal; and

“(C) is not entitled to full military honors by the grade of that veteran.”.