Public Law 115-136: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable.

By | February 7, 2018
Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Seal of the US Dept of Veterans Affairs

Places limits on those eligible for VA-provided memorial headstones and markers.

Official Summary

This bill limits those eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs-provided memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable to the spouse, surviving spouse, or eligible dependent children of a veteran who dies on or after November 11, 1998.

Passed House
2017-11-06
Passed Senate
2018-03-01
Signed by President
2018-03-16
Became Public Law
2018-03-16

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3]

Cosponsors: Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large]

Votes

Passed House by voice vote.

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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