H.R.497 - BRAVE Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] (Introduced 01/11/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/28/2020 ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kinzinger asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 497, a bill originally introduced by Representative Hunter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.497 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/11/2019)
Burial Rights for America’s Veterans’ Efforts Act of 2019 or the BRAVE Act of 2019
This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection with a veteran's death due to a service-connected disability.
The VA shall also increase such amounts each fiscal year to account for inflation.