[Congressional Bills 112th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 2305 Introduced in House (IH)]

112th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 2305

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make memorial headstones and 
    markers available for purchase on behalf of members of reserve 
  components who performed inactive duty training or active duty for 
               training but did not serve on active duty.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 23, 2011

 Ms. Hayworth introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                     Committee on Veterans' Affairs

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend title 38, United States Code, to make memorial headstones and 
    markers available for purchase on behalf of members of reserve 
  components who performed inactive duty training or active duty for 
               training but did not serve on active duty.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Memorialize Our Guardsmen and 
Reservists Act''.

SEC. 2. AVAILABILITY FOR PURCHASE OF DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS 
              MEMORIAL HEADSTONES AND MARKERS FOR MEMBERS OF RESERVE 
              COMPONENTS WHO PERFORMED CERTAIN TRAINING.

    Section 2306 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding 
at the end the following new subsection:
    ``(h)(1) The Secretary shall make available for purchase a memorial 
headstone or marker for the marked or unmarked grave of an individual 
described in paragraph (2) or for the purpose of commemorating such an 
individual whose remains are unavailable.
    ``(2) An individual described in this paragraph is an individual 
who--
            ``(A) as a member of a reserve component performed inactive 
        duty training or active duty for training, but did not serve on 
        active duty; and
            ``(B) is not otherwise ineligible for a memorial headstone 
        or marker on account of the nature of the individual's 
        separation from the Armed Forces or other cause.''.
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