H.R.2136 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code to revise the provisions of such title relating to the construction and alteration of, and acquisition of land, for national cemeteries.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Leath, Marvin [D-TX-11] (Introduced 02/25/1981)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs | Senate - Veterans' Affairs|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 97-74|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/03/1981 Received in the Senate, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Veterans. (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.2136 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #55 (383-8))
Passed House amended (06/02/1981)
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.