Public Law 115-184: Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act

By | June 1, 2019
Seal of the U.S. Department of the Interior
Seal of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Requires the Department of the Interior to provide burial vaults or grave liners for veterans’ remains buried in cemeteries under National Park Service control.

Official Summary

Passed House
2018-05-07
Passed Senate
2018-05-24
Signed by President
2018-06-15
Became Public Law
2018-06-15

Amendments

Amended in committee.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8]

Cosponsors: Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2], Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3], Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10], Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8], Rep. Dunn, Neal P. [R-FL-2], Rep. DesJarlais, Scott [R-TN-4], Rep. Handel, Karen C. [R-GA-6], Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13], Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7], Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3], Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2018/roll167.xml

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  S 2372 (Related bill; became Public Law 115-182)

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