Text: H.R.1424 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 116-106 (01/07/2020)

 
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Public Law 116-106
116th Congress

                                 An Act


 
   To amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure the Secretary of 
   Veterans Affairs permits the display of Fallen Soldier Displays in 
       national cemeteries. <<NOTE: Jan. 7, 2020 -  [H.R. 1424]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Fallen Warrior 
Battlefield Cross Memorial Act.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 38 USC 101 note.>>  SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross 
Memorial Act''.
SEC. 2. AUTHORIZATION FOR FALLEN SOLDIER DISPLAYS IN NATIONAL 
                    CEMETERIES.

    Section 2403 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding 
at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(d)(1) Subject to standards established by the Secretary, the 
Secretary shall permit the display of a Fallen Soldier Display in any 
national cemetery.
    ``(2) <<NOTE: Definition.>>  In this subsection, the term `Fallen 
Soldier Display' means a memorial monument in honor of fallen members of 
the Armed Forces that may include a replica of an inverted rifle, boots, 
helmets, and identification tag.''.

    Approved January 7, 2020.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 1424:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 165 (2019):
            Nov. 12, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 19, considered and passed Senate.

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