To amend title 38, United States Code, to codify the prohibition against the reservation of gravesites at Arlington National Cemetery, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. CODIFICATION OF PROHIBITION AGAINST RESERVATION OF GRAVESITES AT ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY.
(a) In General.--Chapter 24 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting after section 2410 the following new section:
``SEC. 2410A. ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY: OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS.
``(a) One Gravesite Per Family.--Not more than one gravesite may be provided at Arlington National Cemetery to a veteran or member of the Armed Forces who is eligible for interment at such cemetery and the family members of such veteran or member who are also eligible for interment at such cemetery. ``(b) Prohibition Against Reservation of Gravesites.--A gravesite at Arlington National Cemetery may not be reserved for an individual before the death of such individual.''. (b) Clerical Amendment.--The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 24 of such title is amended by inserting after the item relating to section 2410 the following new item:
``2410A. Arlington National Cemetery: other administrative matters.''. (c) Applicability.-- (1) In general.--Except as provided in paragraph (2), section 2410A of such title, as added by subsection (a), shall apply with respect to all interments at Arlington National Cemetery after the date of the enactment of this Act. (2) Exception.--Subsection (b) of such section, as so added, shall not apply with...