Requires the Department of the Interior to provide burial vaults or grave liners for veterans’ remains buried in cemeteries under National Park Service control.
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: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2018/roll167.xml
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.
Related bill: S 2372 (Related bill; became Public Law 115-182)