Summary: H.R.2136 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/02/1981)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #55 (383-8))

Revises the procedures of the Veterans' Administration for the construction, alteration, and acquisition of land for cemeteries.

Limits the cost of any such project to $500,000. Requires submission to the appropriate Congressional committees of a request for any proposed construction, alteration, or acquisition in excess of such amount, with approval following if within 90 days after such submission neither committee adopts a resolution of disapproval.

Requires the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to report annually to the appropriate committees of Congress on uncompleted projects.

Permits the Administrator to make contributions to local authorities for traffic control or improvements necessary for safe ingress to or egress from a national cemetery.