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HR 3656

Title: 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.
Author: Rep. Jim Banks (REP-IN)

Summary
This bill expands eligibility for memorial headstones and markers provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs to certain family members of veterans. Eligibility for dependent children and remarried spouses whose remains are unavailable is expanded to include all those who die on or after November 11, 1998.</p>

Status
Introduced in House 08/18/2017
Introduced in House 08/18/2017
Referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 08/18/2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. 08/18/2017
Subcommittee Hearings Held. 09/13/2017
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held. 10/12/2017
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote. 10/12/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-387. 11/06/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-387. 11/06/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 284. 11/06/2017
Mr. Roe (TN) moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended. 11/06/2017
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H8507) 11/06/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3656. 11/06/2017
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H8507) 11/06/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8507) 11/06/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/06/2017
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. 11/07/2017
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S1320-1321) 03/01/2018
Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1320-1321) 03/01/2018
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 03/01/2018
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. 03/01/2018
Message on Senate action sent to the House. 03/05/2018
Presented to President. 03/06/2018
Presented to President. 03/06/2018
Signed by President. 03/16/2018
Signed by President. 03/16/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-136. 03/16/2018
Became Public Law No: 115-136. 03/16/2018

Bill Text
03/16/2018 - HR 3656 (Public+Law)
11/07/2017 - HR 3656 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/06/2017 - HR 3656 (Reported+in+House)
08/18/2017 - HR 3656 (Introduced+in+House)
01/03/2017 - HR 3656 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN)
    () - U.S. Representative

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