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HARRISBURG – To help ensure that local veterans and their families have all the information available to help them at the time of burial, legislation has been introduced to better educate them about burial benefits from the U.S. Veterans Administration. House Bill 2583 would require funeral directors, pre-need or cemetery companies to provide information regarding the availability of VA burial benefits. The information shall include, but not be limited to: VA burial benefits and allowance; internment in national cemeteries; presidential memorial certificates; military funeral honors; flags to be draped over caskets; and VA-provided headstones and markers. The bill was referred to the state House Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee for review.