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HR 3657

Title: To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide certain burial benefits for spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries, and for other purposes.
Author: Rep. Bruce Poliquin (REP-ME)

Summary
<p>This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), upon request, to provide headstones and markers for the unmarked graves of spouses (including surviving spouses) and children (including unmarried adult children at the VA's discretion) of veterans who are buried in tribally-owned cemeteries. </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. 115-388. 11/06/2017
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. H. Rept. 115-388. 11/06/2017
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 285. 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 H8508-8509) 11/06/2017
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3657. 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 H8508) 11/06/2017
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H8508) 11/06/2017
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. 11/06/2017
The title of the measure was amended. 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

Bill Text
11/07/2017 - HR 3657 (Referred+in+Senate)
11/06/2017 - HR 3657 (Reported+in+House)
08/18/2017 - HR 3657 (Introduced+in+House)

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    Rep. Bruce Poliquin (R-ME)
    () - U.S. Representative

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    Phone: (202) 225-6306

    District Address:
    6 State Street, Suite 101

    Bangor, ME 04401
    Phone: (207) 942-0583
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