|Sponsor:||Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50] (Introduced 01/11/2019)|
|Committees:||House – Veterans’ Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House – 02/01/2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.497 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/11/2019)
Burial Rights for America’s Veterans’ Efforts Act of 2019 or the BRAVE Act of 2019
This bill increases the amounts payable through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for (1) burial and funeral expenses of veterans, and (2) such expenses in connection with a veteran’s death due to a service-connected disability.
The VA shall also increase such amounts each fiscal year to account for inflation.
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