US (United States) Code. Title 38

Codificación normativa de EEUU (Estados Unidos) Legislación Federal estadounidense # Veterans Benefits

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38 USC TITLE 38 - VETERANS' BENEFITS 01/06/03

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TITLE 38 - VETERANS' BENEFITS

TITLE 38 - VETERANS' BENEFITS

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THIS TITLE WAS ENACTED BY PUB. L. 85-857, SEC. 1, SEPT. 2, 1958, 72

STAT. 1105

Part Sec.

I. General Provisions 101

II. General Benefits 1101

III. Readjustment and Related Benefits 3001

IV. General Administrative Provisions 5100

V. Boards, Administrations, and Services 7101

VI. Acquisition and Disposition of Property 8101

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Pub. L. 107-330, title III, Sec. 308(g)(1)(B), Dec. 6,

2002, 116 Stat. 2828, substituted "5100" for "5101" in item for

part IV.

1991 - Pub. L. 102-83, Sec. 5(b)(2), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406,

substituted "1101" for "301" in item for part II and "3001" for

"1401" in item for part III.

Pub. L. 102-40, title IV, Secs. 402(c)(2), 403(e)(2), May 7,

1991, 105 Stat. 239, 240, substituted "5101" for "3001" in item for

part IV, "Boards, Administrations, and Services . . . 7101" for

"Boards and Departments . . . 4001" in item for part V, and "8101"

for "5001" in item for part VI.

1986 - Pub. L. 99-576, title VII, Sec. 702(18), Oct. 28, 1986,

100 Stat. 3302, substituted "1401" for "1501" in item for part III.

TABLE I

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REVISION)

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Title 38 Title 38

Former Sections New Sections

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1-3 Rep.

4 (See former 11e)

5 to 11a-3 Rep.

11b to 11c-1 Rep.

11d, 11d-1 Rep.

11e to 11l Rep.

12, 12a Rep.

13-13g Rep.

14-14e Rep.

15-15n Rep.

16-16j Rep.

17-17j Rep.

21 Rep.

23-26c Rep.

27-32a Rep.

33-39a Rep.

41-49a Rep.

50-61 Rep.

71-72a Rep.

73-77 Rep.

91-97 Rep.

101-104 Rep.

111-116 Rep.

121-125 Rep.

126 T. 18 Sec. 289

127-129 Rep.

130 T. 18 Sec. 290

131-134 Rep.

151-155a Rep.

156-168b Rep.

169-179 Rep.

191-206 Rep.

221-230 Rep.

231 (See former 179)

232 Rep.

238-238e Rep.

241-252e Rep.

253, 254 Rep.

261, 262 Rep.

264-277 Rep.

281-285 Rep.

286 (See former 325a)

287-291b Rep.

291c (See former 326b)

291d-294 Rep.

311, 311a Rep.

312-314 Rep.

321-321c Rep.

322-324a Rep.

325, 325a Rep.

326-326c Rep.

327-332 Rep.

341 (See former 33)

341a (See former 274)

341b (See former 275)

341c (See former 291b)

341d (See former 321c)

341e (See former 326c)

341f Rep.

351, 351a Rep.

352-357b Rep.

358 to 364q-1 Rep.

364h, 364j Rep.

365 to 365b-1 Rep.

365c-365h Rep.

366-370l Rep.

371-374a Rep.

375-379 Rep.

381 to 381-2 Rep.

381a-381f Rep.

391-394 Rep.

421-423 Rep.

424 753

424a-438m Rep.

439-441 Rep.

442 756

443 755

444 Rep.

445 784(a)-(h)

445a Rep.

445b 784(i)

445c Rep.

445d 784(b), (h)

446 Rep.

447 754

448-452 Rep.

453 3102

454, 454a Rep.

455-459f Rep.

460 Rep.

461 Elim.

462 (See former 557)

471 to 471a-5 Rep.

472 to 472b-1 Rep.

472c-472e Rep.

473, 473a Rep.

474-483a Rep.

484-488a Rep.

489 to 501a-1 Rep.

501b-505a Rep.

506-507b Rep.

508 Rep.

509, 509a Rep.

510 Rep.

511 741, 743, 757(a), 782

511a Rep.

512 742, 743, 744(a), (b), 745,

749-752

512a Rep.

512b 748

512b-1 744(c)

512c 758

512d 757(c)

513 757(b)

514 Rep.

515 759(a)

516-516b Rep.

517 760

518 747

531-539 Rep.

551-555a Rep.

556, 556a Rep.

557 Rep.

571-576 Rep.

581-582c Rep.

583 Rep.

591, 592 Rep.

601-603 Rep.

611-613a Rep.

614-618e Rep.

619-623 Rep.

631, 632 Rep.

641-647a Rep.

648-650 Rep.

661-670 Rep.

681-683 Rep.

686-686c Rep.

687-687c Rep.

688-688b Rep.

691-691g Rep.

693-693g Rep.

693h T10 Sec. 1553

693i T10 Sec. 1554

694(a) 1801(a), 1802(a), (b),

1803(a)(1), (b)

694(b) 1803(b)-(d)

694(c) 1802(c)

694(d) 1802(d), (f)

694(e) 1802(d)

694(f) 1802(e)

694(g) 1803(a)(2)

694a 1810

694b 1812

694c 1813

694c-1 1822

694d 212(a), 1804(a)-(c)

694e T. 7 Sec. 1001(b)(2)

694f Rep.

694g 1816, 1817

694h 1814

694i 1815

694j 1820(a)-(c)

694k 1821

694l 1810(a), (b), 1811(a)-(j)

694m 1811(k), 1823

694n 1804(d)

694o, 694p Rep.

695 2010

695a 2011

695b 2012

695c 2013

695d Rep.

695e 2014

695f Rep.

696 to 696f-1 Rep.

696g-696m Rep.

697(a) Rep.

697(b) 616

697a, 697b Rep.

697c 101(2)

697d, 697e Rep.

697f 109(b)

697g 1510, 1824

700, 701 Rep.

701a 1502(a), (c)(2), (3), (d)

702-703c Rep.

704, 704a Rep.

705-706c Rep.

707-715a Rep.

716-729b Rep.

730-750 Rep.

Vet. Reg. No. 1(a), Pts. I-VI, Rep.

VIII, IX

Pt. VII 217, 351, 1501-1508, 3013,

3107(c)

Vet. Reg. Nos. 2-12 Rep.

801(a) Rep.

801(b) 101

801(c) Rep.

801(d)-(f) 701

802(a) 703

802(b), (c)(1) Rep.

802(c)(2) 719(b)

802(d) Rep.

802(e) 702

802(f) 704-707

802(g) 701(3), 716(b), 717(a)

802(h) 716(a), (b)

802(i) 716(d)

802(j), (k) 716(e)

802(l) 716(f)

802(m)(1) 708

802(m)(2) Rep.

802(n) 712

802(o) Rep.

802(p) 709

802(q) 703

802(r) 713

802(s) Rep.

802(t) 717(b), (c)

802(u) 717(d)

802(v)(1) 715, 719(b)

802(v)(2) 721(d)

802(w) 710

802(x) 783

802(y) Rep.

802(z) 714

803 703, 741

804 719(a)

805 720

805a 786

806 782

807 721(a)-(c)

808 210-212, 785

809 3102

810 108

811 Rep.

812 711

813 787(b)

814 3502(b)

815 787(a)

816 718

817 784(a)-(h)

818-820 Rep.

821 722(a)

822 723(a), (c)

823 724

824 781

851-858 Rep.

901 1601(c)

911 1601(a)

916 1610

917 1612

918 1613

919 1611

926 1620

927 1621

928 1622

929 1623(a), (b)

930 1624

931 1623(c)

932 1625

933 1626

941 1631

942 1632

943 1633

944 1634

951 1641

952 1642

953 1643

954 1644

955 1645

961 1651

962 1652

963 1653

964 1654

965 1655

966 1656

971(a) 1661(a)

971(b) 213

971(c) 111, 1661(b)

972 1662(a)

973 1663

974 1664

975 1665

975a Rep.

976 1666

977 1667

978 1668

979-981 Rep.

982 1669

983, 984 Rep.

991 2001

992 2002

993 2003

994 2004

995 2005

996 2006

997 2007

998 2008

999 2009

1011 2101

1012 2102

1013 2104

1014 2103

1015 2105

1016 Rep.

1031 1701(d)

1032 1701(a)-(c)

1033(a) 1761(a)

1033(b) 213

1033(c) 111, 1761(b)

1033(d) 1662(b)

1033(e) 1761(c)

1033(f) 1761(d)

1034 1762

1035 1763

1036 1764

1037 1765

1038 1766

1039 1767

1040 1768

1041-1045 Rep.

1051 1710

1052 1711

1053 1712

1054 1713

1055 1714

1061 1720

1062 1721

1063 1722

1064 1723

1065 1724

1066 1725

1067 1726

1068 1731

1069 1732

1070 1733

1071 1734

1072 1735

1073 1736

1074 1737

1081 1740

1082 1741

1083 1742

1084 1743

1101(1) 101(1)

1101(2)(A)-(C) Rep.

1101(2)(D) 403

1101(2)(E) Rep.

1101(3) 101(27)

1101(4) 101(21)

1101(5) 101(22)

1101(6)(A) 101(23)

1101(6)(B) 106(d)

1101(6)(C) 101(22), (23)

1101(7) 101(4), (5)

1101(8) 101(3), 404

1101(9) 101(25)

1101(10)(A) 401(1)

1101(10)(B) 403

1101(11)(A) 402(a)

1101(11)(B) 402(b)

1101(11)(C) 402(c)(2)

1101(11)(D) 421(b)

1101(11)(E) 402(c)(1)

1101(11)(F) 421(a)

1101(12) 106(c)

1102 3005

1103(a) 412

1103(b)-(d) 422

1111 410(a)

1112 411

1113 413

1114 414

1115 415

1116 416

1117 410(a)

1118 417(b)

1119(a), (b) Rep.

1119(c) 410(b)

1119(d) 3104(b)(2)

1119(e) 101(3)

1120 Rep.

1131, 1132 Rep.

1133(a) Rep.

1133(b) 423

1133(c)-(e) Rep.

1134 Rep.

2101(1)-(9) 101(1)-(9)

2101(10) 501(1)

2101(11) Rep.

2101(12)-(18) 101(11)-(17)

2102 102(a)

2103 103(a), (b)

2104 104

2105 105

2106 101(18)

2107 102(b)

2121 111

2122 108

2123 3303

2124(a) 101(21)(D)

2124(b) 106(a)

2125 107

2126 3109

2127 109(a)

2128 110

2141-2150 Rep.

2201 201

2202 202

2210 210

2211 211, 785

2212 212

2213 214

2214 215

2215 216

2216 3304

2230 230

2231 231

2232 232

2233 233

2234 234

2235 Rep.

2301 301

2302 302

2310 310

2311 106(b)

2312 311

2313 312

2314 313

2315 314

2316 315

2321 321

2322 322

2331 331

2332 106(b)

2333 332

2334 333

2335 334

2336 335

2337 336

2341 341

2342 342

2343 343

2351 351

2352 352

2353 353

2354 354

2355 355

2356 356

2357 357

2358 358

2401 501

2402 502

2403 503

2404 504

2405 505

2410 510

2411 511

2412 512

2421 521

2422 522

2423 523

2431 531

2432(a)-(d) 532

2432(e) 501(3)

2433 533

2434 534

2435 535

2436 536

2437 537

2441 541

2442 542

2443 543

2444 544

2445 545

2460 560

2461 561

2462 562

2501 601

2502 602

2510 610

2511 611

2512 612

2513 613

2514 614

2515 615

2521 621

2522 622

2523 623

2524 624

2525 625

2526 626

2527 627

2531 631

2532 632

2533 633

2534 634

2601 801

2602 802

2603 803

2604 804

2605 805

2701 1901

2702 1902

2703 1903

2704(a) 1904

2704(b) Rep.

2705 1905

2801 901

2802 902

2803 903

2804 904

2805 905

2901 3001

2902 3002

2903 3003

2904 3004

2910 3010

2911 3011

2912 3012

2920 3020

2921 3021

2922 3022

3001 753, 3101

3002 3102

3003 3103

3004 3104

3005 3105

3006 3106

3007 3107(a), (b)

3008 3108

3101 3501

3102 3502

3103 3503

3104 3504

3201 3301

3202 3302

3211 3311

3212 3312

3213 3313

3301 4001

3302 4002

3303 4003

3304 4004

3305 4005

3306 4006

3307 4007

3308 4008

3401 4101

3402 4102

3403 4103

3404 4104

3405 4105

3406 4106

3407 4107

3408 4108

3409 4109

3410 4110

3411 4111

3412 4112

3413(a) 4113

3413(b), (c) Rep.

3414 4114

3415 4115

3501 3201

3502 3202

3503 3203

3504 3204

3601 3401

3602 3402

3603 3403

3604 3404

3605 3405

3701 5001

3702 5002

3703 5003

3704 5004

3705 5005

3711 5011

3712 5012

3713 5013

3714 5006

3715 5014

3716 213

3801 5101

3802 5102

3803 5103

3804 5104

3805 5105

3901 5201

3902 5202

3903 5203

3904 5204

3905 5205

3906 5206

3907 5207

3908 5208

3909 5209

3910 5210

3920 5220

3921 5221

3922 5222

3923 5223

3924 5224

3925 5225

3926 5226

3927 5227

3928 5228

4001 4201

4002 4202

4003 4203

4004 4204

4005 4205

4006 4206

4007 4207

4008 4208

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TABLE II

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RENUMBERING)

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Title 38 Title 38

Former Sections Renumbered Sections

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201 Rep. See 301(b)

202 Rep. See 302

203 Rep. See 313

210(a) Rep.

210(b)(1) Rep. See 303

210(b)(1), (2) Rep. See 510

210(b)(3) Rep. See 711

210(c)(1) Rep. See 501(a), (b)

210(c)(2), (3) Rep. See 503

210(d) Rep. See 304

211(a) Rep. See 511

211(b) Rep. See 505

212 Rep. See 512

213 Rep. See 513

214 Rep. See 529

215 Rep. See 525

216 Rep. See 521

217 Rep. See 522

218(a) Rep. See 901

218(b) Rep. See 902

218(c) Rep. See 903

218(d) Rep. See 904

218(e) Rep. See 905

219 Rep. See 527

220 Rep. See 523

221 Rep. See 541

222 Rep. See 542

223(a), (b) Rep. See 501(c), (d)

223(c) Rep. See 502

224 Rep. See 515(a)

230(a), (b) Rep. See 314, 315

230(c) Rep. See 316

231 Rep. See 701

232 Rep.

233 Rep. See 703

234 Rep. See 705

235 Rep. See 707

236 Rep. See 515(b)

240 Rep. See 7721

241 Rep. See 7722

242 Rep. See 7723

243 Rep. See 7724

244 Rep. See 7725

245 Rep. See 7726

246 Rep.

301 1101

302 1102

310 1110

311 1111

312 1112

313 1113

314 1114

315 1115

316 1116

321 1121

322 1122

331 1131

332 1132

333 1133

334 1134

335 1135

336 Rep.

337 1137

341 1141

342 1142

343 Rep.

351 1151

352 1152

353 1153

354 1154

355 1155

356 Rep.

357 1157

358 1158

359 1159

360 1160

361 1161

362 1162

363 1163

401 1301

402 1302

403 Rep.

404 1304

410 1310

411 1311

412 1312

413 1313

414 1314

415 1315

416 1316

417 1317

418 1318

421 1321

422 1322

423 1323

501 1501

502 1502

503 1503

504 1504

505 1505

506 1506

507 1507

508 1508

510 Rep.

511 1511

512 1512

521 1521

522 1522

523 1523

524 1524

525 1525

531 Rep.

532 1532

533 1533

534 1534

535 1535

536 1536

537 1537

541 1541

542 1542

543 1543

544 Rep.

560 1560

561 1561

562 1562

601 1701

602 1702

603 1703

610 1710

611 1711

612 1712

612A 1712A

612B 1712B

613 1713

614 1714

615 1715

616 1716

617 1717

618 1718

619 1719

620 1720

620A 1720A

620B 1720B

620C 1720C

621 1721

622 1722

622A 1722A

623 1723

624 1724

625 Rep.

626 1726

627 1727

628 1728

629 1729

630 1730

631 1731

632 1732

633 1733

634 1734

635 1735

641 1741

642 1742

643 1743

644 Rep.

651 1751

652 1752

653 1753

654 1754

661 1761

662 1762

663 1763

664 1764

701 1901

702 1902

703 1903

704 1904

705 1905

706 1906

707 1907

708 1908

709 1909

710 1910

711 1911

712 1912

713 1913

714 1914

715 1915

716 1916

717 1917

718 1918

719 1919

720 1920

721 1921

722 1922

723 1923

724 1924

725 1925

726 1926

727 1927

728 1928

729 1929

740 1940

741 1941

742 1942

743 1943

744 1944

745 1945

746 1946

747 1947

748 1948

749 1949

750 1950

751 1951

752 1952

753 1953

754 1954

755 1955

756 1956

757 1957

758 1958

759 1959

760 1960

761 1961

762 1962

763 1963

765 1965

766 1966

767 1967

768 1968

769 1969

770 1970

771 1971

772 1972

773 1973

774 1974

775 1975

776 1976

777 1977

778 1978

779 1979

781 1981

782 1982

783 1983

784 1984

785 1985

786 1986

787 1987

788 1988

801 2101

802 2102

803 2103

804 2104

805 2105

806 2106

901 2301

902 2302

903 2303

904 2304

905 2305

906 2306

907 2307

908 2308

1000 2400

1001 2401

1002 2402

1003 2403

1004 2404

1005 2405

1006 2406

1007 2407

1008 2408

1009 2409

1010 2410

1401 3001

1402 3002

1411 3011

1412 3012

1413 3013

1414 3014

1415 3015

1416 3016

1417 3017

1418 3018

1418A 3018A

1419 3019

1421 3021

1422 3022

1423 3023

1431 3031

1432 3032

1433 3033

1434 3034

1435 3035

1436 3036

1500 3100

1501 3101

1502 3102

1503 3103

1504 3104

1505 3105

1506 3106

1507 3107

1508 3108

1509 3109

1510 3110

1511 3111

1512 3112

1513 3113

1514 3114

1515 3115

1516 3116

1517 3117

1518 3118

1519 3119

1520 3120

1521 3121

1601 3201

1602 3202

1621 3221

1622 3222

1623 3223

1624 3224

1625 3225

1631 3231

1632 3232

1633 3233

1634 3234

1641 3241

1642 Rep.

1643 3243

1651 3451

1652 3452

1661 3461

1662 3462

1663 Rep.

1670 3470

1671 3471

1672 Rep.

1673 3473

1674 3474

1675 Rep.

1676 3476

1677, 1678 Rep.

1681 3481

1682 3482

1682A Rep.

1683 3483

1684 3484

1685 3485

1686, 1687 Rep.

1690 3490

1691 3491

1692 3492

1693 3493

1695-1698 Rep.

1700 3500

1701 3501

1710 3510

1711 3511

1712 3512

1713 3513

1714 3514

1720 3520

1721 3521

1722 Rep.

1723 3523

1724 3524

1725, 1726 Rep.

1731 3531

1732 3532

1733 3533

1734 3534

1735 3535

1736 3536

1737 3537

1738 Rep.

1740 3540

1741 3541

1742 3542

1743 3543

1761 3561

1762 3562

1763 3563

1764 Rep.

1765 3565

1766 3566

1770 3670

1771 3671

1772 3672

1773 3673

1774 3674

1774A 3674A

1775 3675

1776 3676

1777 3677

1778 3678

1779 3679

1780 3680

1781 3681

1782 3682

1783 3683

1784 3684

1784A 3684A

1785 3685

1786 3686

1787 3687

1788 3688

1789 3689

1790 3690

1791 3691

1792 3692

1793 3693

1794 3694

1795 3695

1796 3696

1797 3697

1797A 3697A

1798 3698

1799 3699

1801 3701

1802 3702

1803 3703

1804 3704

1805 3705

1806 3706

1807 Rep.

1810 3710

1811 3711

1812 3712

1813 3713

1814 3714

1815-1817A Elim.

1818 Rep.

1819 Elim.

1820 3720

1821 3721

1822 Rep.

1823 3723

1824 3724

1825 3725

1826 3726

1827 3727

1828 3728

1829 3729

1830 3730

1831 3731

1832 3732

1833 3733

1834 3734

1835 3735

1841 3741

1842 3742

1843 3743

1844 3744

1845 3745

1846 3746

1847 3747

1848 3748

1849 3749

1850 3750

1851 3751

1901 3901

1902 3902

1903 3903

1904 3904

2000 4100

2001 4101

2002 4102

2002A 4102A

2003 4103

2003A 4103A

2004 4104

2004A 4104A

2005 4105

2006 4106

2007 4107

2008 4108

2009 4109

2010 4110

2010A 4110A

2011 4211

2012 4212

2013 4213

2014 4214

2021 4301

2022 4302

2023 4303

2024 4304

2025 4305

2026 4306

2027 4307

3001 5101

3002 5102

3003 5103

3004 5104

3005 5105

3006 5106

3007 5107

3008 5108

3009 5109

3010 5110

3011 5111

3012 5112

3013 5113

3020 5120

3021 5121

3022 5122

3023 5123

3101 5301

3102 5302

3103 5303

3103A 5303A

3104 5304

3105 5305

3106 5306

3107 5307

3108 5308

3109 5309

3110 5310

3111 5311

3112 5312

3113 5313

3114 5314

3115 5315

3116 5316

3117 5317

3118 5318

3201 5501

3202 5502

3203 5503

3204 5504

3205 5505

3301 5701

3302 5702

3303 5703

3304 5704

3305 5705

3311 5711

3312 5712

3313 5713

3401 5901

3402 5902

3403 5903

3404 5904

3405 5905

3501 6101

3502 6102

3503 6103

3504 6104

3505 6105

4001 7101

4002 7102

4003 7103

4004 7104

4005 7105

4005A 7105A

4006 7106

4007 7107

4008 7108

4009 7109

4010 7110

4051 7251

4052 7252

4053 7253

4054 7254

4055 7255

4056 7256

4061 7261

4062 7262

4063 7263

4064 7264

4065 7265

4066 7266

4067 7267

4068 7268

4069 7269

4081 7281

4082 7282

4083 7283

4084 7284

4085 7285

4091 7291

4092 7292

4096 7296

4097 7297

4098 7298

4101(a) Rep. See 7301

4101(b) Rep. See 7302

4101(c)(1), (2), (4) Rep. See 7303

4101(c)(3) Rep. See 7317

4101(e) Rep. See 7425(a)

4101(f)(1), (3), (4) Rep. See 7314

4101(f)(2) Rep. See 7315

4102 Rep. See 7305

4103 Rep. See 7306

4104 Rep. See 7401

4105 Rep. See 7402(a)-(d)

4106 Rep. See 7403

4107(a)-(d) Rep. See 7404

4107(e) Rep. See 7453

4107(f) Rep. See 7454

4107(g) Rep. See 7455

4107(h) Rep. See 7456

4107(i) Rep. See 7426(c)

4107(j) Rep. See 7457

4108(a) (partial) Rep. See 7421

4108(a) Rep. See 7423(a)-(c)

4108(b) Rep. See 7402(e)

4108(c) Rep. See 7423(d)

4108(d) Rep. See 7424(b)

4109 Rep. See 7426(a)

4110 Rep. See 7464

4111 Rep. See 7408

4112(a) Rep. See 7312

4112(b), (c) Rep. See 7313

4113 Rep. See 7424(a)

4114(a) Rep. See 7405

4114(b) Rep. See 7406

4114(c)-(g) Rep. See 7407

4115 Rep. See 7304

4116 Rep. See 7316

4117 Rep. See 7409

4118 Rep. See 7431-7440

4119 Rep. See 7425(b)

4120 Rep. See 7458

4121 Rep. See 7471

4122 Rep. See 7472

4123 Rep. See 7473

4124 Rep. See 7474

4131 7331

4132 7332

4133 7333

4134 7334

4141 7451

4142 7452

4143-4146 Rep.

4151 Rep. See 7311(a)-(e)

4152 Rep. See 7311(f), (g)

4161 7361

4162 7362

4163 7363

4164 7364

4165 7365

4166 7366

4167 7367

4168 7368

4201 7801

4202 7802

4203 7803

4204 7804

4205 7805

4206 7806

4207 7807

4208 7808

4209 7809

4210 7810

4301 7601

4302 7602

4303 7603

4304 7604

4311 7611

4312 7612

4313 7613

4314 7614

4315 7615

4316 7616

4317 7617

4318 7618

4321 7621

4322 7622

4323 7623

4324 7624

4325 7625

4331 7631

4332 7632

4333 7633

4334 7634

4335 7635

4336 7636

4351 7651

4352 7652

4353 7653

4354 7654

4355 7655

5001 8101

5002 8102

5003 8103

5004 8104

5005 8105

5006 8106

5007 8107

5008 8108

5009 8109

5010 8110

5011 8111

5011A 8111A

5012 8112

5013 8113

5014 8114

5015 8115

5016 8116

5021 8121

5022 8122

5023 8123

5024 8124

5025 8125

5031 8131

5032 8132

5033 8133

5034 8134

5035 8135

5036 8136

5037 8137

5051 8151

5052 8152

5053 8153

5054 8154

5055 8155

5056 8156

5057 Rep.

5070 8201

5071 8211

5072 8212

5073 8213

5074 8214

5081 8221

5082 8222

5083 8223

5091 8231

5092 8232

5093 8233

5096 8241

5101 8301

5102 8302

5103 8303

5104 8304

5105 8305

5201 8501

5202 8502

5203 8503

5204 8504

5205 8505

5206 8506

5207 8507

5208 8508

5209 8509

5210 8510

5220 8520

5221 8521

5222 8522

5223 8523

5224 8524

5225 8525

5226 8526

5227 8527

5228 8528

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ENACTING CLAUSE

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 1, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1105, provided in

part: "That the laws relating to veterans' benefits are revised,

codified, and enacted as title 38, United States Code, 'Veterans'

Benefits' ".

EFFECTIVE DATE

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 2, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1262, provided

that: "Except as otherwise provided in this Act, this Act shall

take effect on January 1, 1959."

OFFENSES COMMITTED UNDER REPEALED LAWS

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 3, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1262, provided

that:

"(a) All offenses committed and all penalties and forfeitures

incurred under any of the provisions of law amended or repealed by

this Act or the Veterans' Benefits Act of 1957 may be prosecuted

and punished in the same manner and with the same effect as if such

Acts had not been enacted.

"(b) Forfeitures of benefits under laws administered by the

Veterans' Administration occurring before January 1959 shall

continue to be effective."

CONTINUATION OF AUTHORITY UNDER ACT OF JULY 3, 1930

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 4, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1262, provided

that: "All functions, powers, and duties conferred upon and vested

in the President and the Administrator by the Act of July 3, 1930

(46 Stat. 1016) and which were in effect on December 31, 1957, are

continued in effect."

-CROSS-

CROSS REFERENCES

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 5, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1262, provided

that:

"(a) References in other laws to any provision of law replaced by

title 38, United States Code, shall, where applicable, be deemed to

refer also to the corresponding provision of title 38, United

States Code.

"(b) References in title 38, United States Code, to any provision

of title 38, United States Code, shall, where applicable, be deemed

to refer also to the prior corresponding provisions of law.

"(c) Amendments effective after August 18, 1958, made to any

provision of law replaced by title 38, United States Code, shall,

notwithstanding the repeal of such provision by section 14 of this

Act, supersede the corresponding provisions of title 38, United

States Code, to the extent that such amendments are inconsistent

therewith."

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CONTINUING AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATIONS

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 6, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1263, provided

that:

"(a) Amounts heretofore appropriated to carry out the purposes of

any provision of law repealed by this Act, and available on

December 31, 1958, shall be available to carry out the purposes of

the corresponding provisions of title 38, United States Code.

"(b) The availability and use of appropriations made for the

purposes of the Act of July 1, 1948 (62 Stat. 1210; 50 App. U.S.C.

1991-1996) shall not be affected by the repeal of such Act."

OUTSTANDING RULES, REGULATIONS, AND ORDERS

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 7, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1263, provided

that: "All rules, regulations, orders, permits, and other

privileges issued or granted by the Administrator of Veterans'

Affairs before December 31, 1958, and in effect on such date (or

scheduled to take effect after such date) shall remain in full

force and effect until modified, suspended, overruled, or otherwise

changed by the Administrator."

PUBLICATION

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 8, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1263, provided

that: "This Act shall be printed in slip-law form with a table of

contents and a comprehensive index and tables furnished by the

Committee on Veterans' Affairs of the House of Representatives;

however, such table of contents, comprehensive index and tables

shall not be printed in the United States Statutes at Large."

PENDING CLAIMS

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 9, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1263, provided

that: "A claim for benefits which is pending in the Veterans'

Administration on January 1, 1959, or filed thereafter, shall be

adjudicated under the laws in effect on December 31, 1958, with

respect to the period before January 1, 1959, and, except as

provided in section 10, under title 38, United States Code,

thereafter."

PERSONS RECEIVING BENEFITS ON DECEMBER 31, 1958

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 10, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1263, provided

that: "Any individual receiving benefits as a veteran, or as the

widow, child, or parent of a veteran, under public laws

administered by the Veterans' Administration on December 31, 1958,

shall, as long as entitlement under such laws continues, receive

benefits under the corresponding provisions of title 38, United

States Code, thereafter, or benefits at the rate payable under such

public laws, whichever will result in the greater benefit being

paid to the individual. The provisions of this section shall apply

to those claims within the purview of section 9 in which it is

determined that benefits are payable for December 31, 1958."

PERSONS ENTITLED TO EMERGENCY OFFICERS' RETIREMENT PAY ON DECEMBER

31, 1958, OR WHO FAILED TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS PRIOR TO MAY 25,

1929

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 11, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1263, as amended

by Pub. L. 87-875, Oct. 24, 1962, 76 Stat. 1198, provided that:

"(a) Any person who was receiving, or entitled to receive,

emergency officers' retirement pay, or other privileges or benefits

as a retired emergency officer of World War I, on December 31,

1958, under the laws in effect on that day, shall, except where

there was fraud, clear and unmistakable error as to conclusion of

fact or law, or misrepresentation of material facts, continue, to

receive, or be entitle to receive, emergency officers' retirement

pay at the rate otherwise payable on December 31, 1958, and such

other privileges and benefits, so long as the conditions warranting

such pay, privileges, and benefits under those laws continue.

"(b) Any individual who, upon application therefor before May 25,

1929, would have been granted emergency officer's retirement pay

based upon 30 per centum or more disability under the Act of May

24, 1928 (45 Stat. 735), and who would have been entitled to

continue to receive such pay under section 10 of Public Numbered 2,

Seventy-third Congress, or under section 1 of Public Numbered 743,

Seventy-sixth Congress, and who upon being placed on the emergency

officers' retired list would have been paid retired pay at a

monthly rate lower than the monthly rate of disability compensation

then payable, shall, upon application made therefor after the date

of enactment of this subparagraph [Oct. 24, 1962] to the

Administrator of Veterans' Affairs, be placed upon the appropriate

emergency officers' retired list, and thereafter shall be entitled

to all rights, privileges, and benefits of retired emergency

officers of World War I."

CONTINUATION OF CERTAIN RIGHTS AND BENEFITS

Pub. L. 85-857, Sec. 12, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1264, as amended

by Pub. L. 89-50, Sec. 1(c), June 24, 1965, 79 Stat. 173; Pub. L.

91-24, Sec. 14(a), June 11, 1969, 83 Stat. 35, provided that:

"(a) [Repealed by Pub. L. 91-24, effective June 11, 1969, except

as to any indebtedness which may be due the Government as the

result of any benefits granted thereunder. Prior to such repeal,

subsec. (a) read as follows: "The repeal of part VIII, and

paragraphs 10 and 11 of part VII, of Veterans Regulation Numbered

1(a), sections 3 and 4 of Public Law 16, Seventy-eighth Congress,

and section 1507 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944,

shall not apply in the case of any veteran (1) who enlisted or

reenlisted in a regular component of the Armed Forces after October

6, 1945, and before October 7, 1946, or (2) whose discharge or

dismissal is changed, corrected, or modified before February 1,

1965, pursuant to section 1552 or 1553 of title 10, United States

Code, or by other corrective action by competent authority."]

"(b) Nothing in this Act or any amendment or repeal made by it,

shall affect any right, liability, penalty, authorization or

requirement pertaining to World War adjusted compensation

authorized or prescribed under the provisions of the World War

Adjusted Compensation Act, or the Adjusted Compensation Payment

Act, 1936, or any related Act, which was in effect on December 31,

1958.

"(c) [Repealed by Pub. 89-50, effective July 1, 1966. Prior to

such repeal, subsec. (c) read as follows: "Nothing in this Act, or

any amendment or repeal made by it, shall deprive any person of

benefits under the Mustering-Out Payment Act of 1944 to which he

would have been entitled if this Act had not been enacted."]

"(d) Nothing in this Act, or any amendment or repeal made by it,

shall affect any right of any person based on a contract entered

into before the effective date of this Act, or affect the manner in

which such right could have been enforced or obtained but for this

Act, or such amendment or repeal.

"(e) Chapter 37 of title 38, United States Code, is a

continuation and restatement of the provisions of title III of the

Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, and may be considered to be

an amendment to such title III."

IMPROVEMENT OF UNITED STATES CODE BY PUB. L. 102-83; CORRESPONDING

PROVISIONS; SAVINGS PROVISION

Pub. L. 102-83, Sec. 7, Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 410, provided

that:

"(a) References to Replaced Laws. - A reference to a provision of

title 38, United States Code, replaced by a provision of that title

enacted by section 2 [enacting chapters 3, 5, 7, 9, and 77 of this

title, amending sections 618, 621, 654, 1521, 1685, 1833, 2003A,

2014, 5701, 7101, and 7455 of this title, and repealing former

chapter 3 of this title] (including a reference in a regulation,

order, or other law) shall be treated as referring to the

corresponding provision enacted by this Act.

"(b) Savings Provision for Regulations. - A regulation, rule, or

order in effect under a provision of title 38, United States Code,

replaced by a provision of that title enacted by section 2 shall

continue in effect under the corresponding provision enacted by

this Act until repealed, amended, or superseded.

"(c) General Savings Provision. - An action taken or an offense

committed under a provision of title 38, United States Code,

replaced by a provision of that title enacted by section 2 shall be

treated as having been taken or committed under the corresponding

provision enacted by this Act."

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TITLE REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This title is referred to in title 5 sections 7511, 8347, 8905a;

title 7 section 2012; title 10 sections 1408, 1450, 1451, 12319;

title 26 section 6103; title 29 section 2913; title 37 section 435;

title 42 sections 290dd-1, 290dd-2, 410, 424a, 659, 10008; title 50

section 2031.

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PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

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Chap. Sec.

1. General 101

3. Department of Veterans Affairs 301

5. Authority and Duties of the Secretary 501

7. Employees 701

9. Security and Law Enforcement on Property Under the

Jurisdiction of the Department 901

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PART II - GENERAL BENEFITS

11. Compensation for Service-Connected Disability or

Death 1101

13. Dependency and Indemnity Compensation for

Service-Connected Deaths 1301

15. Pension for Non-Service-Connected Disability or

Death or for Service 1501

17. Hospital, Nursing Home, Domiciliary, and Medical

Care 1701

18. Benefits for Children of Vietnam Veterans 1802

19. Insurance 1901

20. Benefits for Homeless Veterans 2001

21. Specially Adapted Housing for Disabled Veterans 2101

23. Burial Benefits 2301

24. National Cemeteries and Memorials 2400

PART III - READJUSTMENT AND RELATED BENEFITS

30. All-Volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program 3001

31. Training and Rehabilitation for Veterans with

Service-Connected Disabilities 3100

32. Post-Vietnam Era Veterans' Educational Assistance 3201

34. Veterans' Educational Assistance 3451

35. Survivors' and Dependents' Educational Assistance 3500

36. Administration of Educational Benefits 3670

37. Housing and Small Business Loans 3701

39. Automobiles and Adaptive Equipment for Certain

Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces 3901

41. Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service for

Veterans 4100

42. Employment and Training of Veterans 4211

43. Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the

Uniformed Services 4301

PART IV - GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

51. Claims, Effective Dates, and Payments 5100

53. Special Provisions Relating to Benefits 5301

55. Minors, Incompetents, and Other Wards 5501

57. Records and Investigations 5701

59. Agents and Attorneys 5901

61. Penal and Forfeiture Provisions 6101

PART V - BOARDS, ADMINISTRATIONS, AND SERVICES

71. Board of Veterans' Appeals 7101

72. United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims 7251

73. Veterans Health Administration - Organization and

Functions 7301

74. Veterans Health Administration - Personnel 7401

76. Health Professionals Educational Assistance Program 7601

77. Veterans Benefits Administration 7701

78. Veterans' Canteen Service 7801

PART VI - ACQUISITION AND DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY

81. Acquisition and Operation of Hospital and

Domiciliary Facilities; Procurement and Supply;

Enhanced-Use Leases of Real Property (!1) 8101

82. Assistance in Establishing New State Medical

Schools; Grants to Affiliated Medical Schools;

Assistance to Health Manpower Training Institutions 8201

83. Acceptance of Gifts and Bequests 8301

85. Disposition of Deceased Veterans' Personal Property 8501

-MISC4-

AMENDMENTS

2002 - Pub. L. 107-330, title III, Sec. 308(g)(1)(A), Dec. 6,

2002, 116 Stat. 2828, substituted "5100" for "5101" in item for

chapter 51.

2001 - Pub. L. 107-95, Sec. 5(a)(2), Dec. 21, 2001, 115 Stat.

918, added item for chapter 20.

2000 - Pub. L. 106-419, title IV, Sec. 401(f)(2), Nov. 1, 2000,

114 Stat. 1861, substituted "Benefits for Children of Vietnam

Veterans" and "1802" for "Benefits for Children of Vietnam Veterans

Who Are Born With Spina Bifida" and "1801", respectively, in item

for chapter 18.

1998 - Pub. L. 105-368, title V, Sec. 512(a)(4)(B), Nov. 11,

1998, 112 Stat. 3341, substituted "Appeals for Veterans Claims" for

"Veterans Appeals" in item for chapter 72.

1996 - Pub. L. 104-204, title IV, Sec. 421(b)(2), Sept. 26, 1996,

110 Stat. 2926, added item for chapter 18.

1994 - Pub. L. 103-446, title XII, Sec. 1201(h)(1), Nov. 2, 1994,

108 Stat. 4688, struck out item for chapter 42 and added identical

new item for chapter 42.

Pub. L. 103-353, Sec. 2(b)(1), Oct. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 3169,

substituted "Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the

Uniformed Services" and "4301" for "Veterans' Reemployment Rights"

and "2021", respectively, in item for chapter 43.

1991 - Pub. L. 102-86, title IV, Sec. 401(b)(2), Aug. 14, 1991,

105 Stat. 422, inserted "; Enhanced-Use Leases of Real Property" in

item for chapter 81.

Pub. L. 102-83, Secs. 2(d)(1), 5(b)(2), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat.

402, 406, substituted "Department of Veterans Affairs . . . 301"

for "Veterans' Administration; Officers and Employees . . . 201" in

item for chapter 3, added items for chapters 5, 7, 9, and 77,

substituted "1101" for "301" in item for chapter 11, "1301" for

"401" in item for chapter 13, "1501" for "501" in item for chapter

15, "1701" for "601" in item for chapter 17, "1901" for "701" in

item for chapter 19, "2101" for "801" in item for chapter 21,

"2301" for "901" in item for chapter 23, "2400" for "1000" in item

for chapter 24, "3001" for "1401" in item for chapter 30, "3100"

for "1500" in item for chapter 31, "3201" for "1601" in item for

chapter 32, "3451" for "1651" in item for chapter 34, "3500" for

"1700" in item for chapter 35, "3670" for "1770" in item for

chapter 36, "3701" for "1801" in item for chapter 37, "3901" for

"1901" in item for chapter 39, "4100" for "2000" in item for

chapter 41, and "4211" for "2011" in item for chapter 42.

Pub. L. 102-54, Sec. 14(e)(1), June 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 287,

inserted "United States" in item for chapter 72.

Pub. L. 102-40, title IV, Secs. 402(c)(2), 403(f)(1), May 7,

1991, 105 Stat. 239, 240, substituted "5101" for "3001" in item for

chapter 51, "5301" for "3101" in item for chapter 53, "5501" for

"3201" in item for chapter 55, "5701" for "3301" in item for

chapter 57, "5901" for "3401" in item for chapter 59, "6101" for

"3501" in item for chapter 61, "Boards, Administrations, and

Services" for "Boards and Departments" in item for part V, "7101"

for "4001 in item chapter 71, "7251" for "4051" in item for chapter

72, "Veterans Health Administration - Organization and Functions .

. . 7301" for "Department of Medicine and Surgery . . . 4101",

added item for chapter 74, struck out item for chapter 75

"Veterans' Canteen Services . . . 4201", substituted "7601" for

"4301" in item for chapter 76, added item for chapter 78,

substituted "8101" for "5001" in item for chapter 81, "8201" for

"5070" in item for chapter 82, "8301" for "5101" in item for

chapter 83, and "8501" for "5201" in item for chapter 85.

Pub. L. 102-16, Sec. 9(c)(2), Mar. 22, 1991, 105 Stat. 55, struck

out "Disabled and Vietnam Era" after "Employment and Training of"

in item for chapter 42.

1988 - Pub. L. 100-687, div. A, title I, Sec. 103(c)(1), title

III, Sec. 301(b), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4107, 4121, substituted

"Claims" for "Applications" in item for chapter 51 and added item

for chapter 72.

Pub. L. 100-322, title II, Sec. 216(e)(2), May 20, 1988, 102

Stat. 530, added item for chapter 76.

1984 - Pub. L. 98-525, title VII, Sec. 702(a)(2), Oct. 19, 1984,

98 Stat. 2563, added item for chapter 30.

1982 - Pub. L. 97-306, title III, Sec. 301(b)(2), Oct. 14, 1982,

96 Stat. 1437, substituted "2000" for "2001" in item for chapter

41.

Pub. L. 97-295, Sec. 4(1)(A), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1304,

substituted "1500" for "1,500" in item for chapter 31.

Pub. L. 97-295, Sec. 4(1)(B), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1304,

substituted "1651" for "1650" in item for chapter 34.

Pub. L. 97-295, Sec. 4(1)(C), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1304, added

item for chapter 82.

1981 - Pub. L. 97-72, title III, Sec. 302(b)(2), Nov. 3, 1981, 95

Stat. 1059, substituted "Housing and Small Business Loans" for

"Home, Condominium, and Mobile Home Loans" in item for chapter 37.

1980 - Pub. L. 96-466, title I, Sec. 101(b), Oct. 17, 1980, 94

Stat. 2186, substituted "Training and Rehabilitation for Veterans

with Service-Connected Disabilities . . . 1,500" for "Vocational

Rehabilitation . . . 1501" in item for chapter 31.

1976 - Pub. L. 94-581, title II, Sec. 203(a), Oct. 21, 1976, 90

Stat. 2856, inserted "Nursing Home," in item for chapter 17.

Pub. L. 94-502, title III, Sec. 309(b), Oct. 15, 1976, 90 Stat.

2391, substituted "Survivors' and Dependents' Educational

Assistance" for "War Orphans' and Widows' Education Assistance" in

item for chapter 35.

Pub. L. 94-502, title IV, Sec. 405, Oct. 15, 1976, 90 Stat. 2397,

added item for chapter 32.

1974 - Pub. L. 93-569, Sec. 7(d), Dec. 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 1866,

substituted "Home, Condominium, and Mobile Home Loans" for "Home,

Farm, and Business Loans" in item for chapter 37.

Pub. L. 93-508, title IV, Sec. 404(b), Dec. 3, 1974, 88 Stat.

1600, added item for chapter 43.

1973 - Pub. L. 93-43, Sec. 2(b), June 18, 1973, 87 Stat. 78,

added item for chapter 24.

1972 - Pub. L. 92-540, title V, Secs. 502(b), 503(b), Oct. 24,

1972, 86 Stat. 1097, 1098, substituted ", Training and" for "and

Employment" in item for chapter 41, and added item for chapter 42.

1971 - Pub. L. 91-666, Sec. 2(b), Jan. 11, 1971, 84 Stat. 2000,

substituted "Automobiles and Adaptive Equipment for Certain

Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces" for "Automobiles

for Disabled Veterans" in item for chapter 39.

1968 - Pub. L. 90-631, Sec. 2(h)(2), Oct. 23, 1968, 82 Stat.

1333, substituted "War Orphans' and Widows' Educational Assistance

. . . 1700" for "War Orphans' Educational Assistance . . . 1701" in

item for chapter 35.

1966 - Pub. L. 89-358, Secs. 4(c), 6(b), Mar. 3, 1966, 80 Stat.

23, 27, substituted chapter "34. Veterans' Educational Assistance .

. . 1650" for chapter "33. Education of Korean Conflict Veterans .

. . 1601" and added chapter 36; and substituted "Job Counseling and

Employment Placement Service for Veterans" for "Unemployment

Benefits for Veterans" in item for chapter 41, respectively.

1965 - Pub. L. 89-50, Sec. 1(b), June 24, 1965, 79 Stat. 173,

struck out item for chapter 43 which related to mustering out

payments.

-FOOTNOTE-

(!1) So in original. Does not conform to chapter heading.

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38 USC PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS 01/06/03

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TITLE 38 - VETERANS' BENEFITS

PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

-HEAD-

PART I - GENERAL PROVISIONS

-MISC1-

Chap. Sec.

1. General 101

3. Department of Veterans Affairs 301

5. Authority and Duties of the Secretary 501

7. Employees 701

9. Security and Law Enforcement on Property Under the

Jurisdiction of the Department 901

AMENDMENTS

1991 - Pub. L. 102-83, Sec. 2(d)(2), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 402,

substituted "Department of Veterans Affairs . . . 301" for

"Veterans' Administration; Officers and Employees . . . 201" in

item for chapter 3 and added items for chapters 5, 7, and 9.

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