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
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


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]


Passed House:

Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

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

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