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house Bill H.R. 5084

Medal of Honor Legacy Act

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Medal of Honor Legacy Act

Official Title

To direct the Secretary of the Army to reserve a certain number of burial plots at Arlington National Cemetery for individuals who have been awarded the Medal of Honor, and for other purposes.


Medal of Honor Legacy Act This bill directs the Department of the Army to reserve 100 in-ground burial plots at Arlington National Cemetery for interment of deceased Medal of Honor recipients. Such requirement shall terminate when the Army submits a report on the cemetery's interment and inurnment capacity that includes: (1) the estimated date of achieving maximum capacity; and (2) recommendations to ensure that such capacity is not reached until well into the future, including actions to redefine interment eligibility and considerations for cemetery expansion.

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      house Committees
      Committee on Armed Services
      Military Personnel
      Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedApril 27th, 2016

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