H.R.757 - A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the orderly expansion of the National Cemetery System, and for other purposes.99th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shelby, Richard C. [D-AL-7] (Introduced 01/28/1985)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/01/1985 For Further Action See H.R.2344. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.757 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/28/1985)
Requires the Administrator of Veterans Affairs, not later than July 1, annually to report to the appropriate congressional committees a plan to expand the national cemetery system, together with a list of ten areas in the United States with the greatest need for additional burial space for veterans. Provides a contingent reporting date for the first such report.
Requires upright grave markers in such national cemeteries, unless a specific request otherwise has been made by the deceased or their survivor.
Requires the Administrator, by January 1, 1986, to designate for each cemetery in the national cemetery system a section for upright markers and a section for flat markers.