Hearings, February 1-4, 6 and 24, 1933

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Page 1131 - That in order to give to every commissioned officer and enlisted man and to every member of the Army Nurse Corps (female) and of the Navy Nurse Corps (female) when employed in active service under the War Department or Navy Department...
Page 1199 - Affairs is hereby authorized to recognize representatives of the American National Red Cross, the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans of the World War. the Grand Army of the Republic, the United Spanish War Veterans. Veterans of Foreign Wars, and such other organizations as he shall approve, in the presentation of claims under statutes administered by the Veterans
Page 1131 - September 2, 1914, and for other purposes,' approved October 6, 1917, and subject in all respects to the provisions of such act, of any amendments thereto, and of all regulations thereunder, now in force or hereafter adopted, all of which, together with the application for this insurance, and the terms and conditions published under authority of the Act, shall constitute the contract.
Page 1141 - Any person who shall, directly or indirectly, solicit, contract for, charge, or receive, or who shall attempt to solicit, contract for, charge, or receive any fee or compensation, except as herein provided...
Page 1205 - ... and with intent to defraud the United States or any beneficiary of the United States, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $2,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.
Page 1226 - Honorably discharged officers, soldiers, sailors, or marines who served in the regular, volunteer, or other forces of the United States, or in the Organized Militia or National Guard when called into Federal service, and who are disabled by diseases or wounds and who have no adequate means of support and by reason of such disability are either temporarily or permanently incapacitated from earning a living.
Page 1219 - SEC. 212 (a) After the date of the enactment of this act, no person holding a civilian office or position appointive or elective, under the United States Government or the municipal government of the District of Columbia or under any corporation, the majority of the stock of which is owned by the United States...
Page 1213 - Act, 1924, as amended (section 518, title 38, United States Code) , be hereby amended to read as follows : " SBC. 307. All contracts or policies of insurance heretofore or hereafter issued, reinstated, or converted shall be incontestable from the date of issuance, reinstatement, or conversion, except for fraud, nonpayment of premiums, or on the ground that the applicant was not a member of the military or naval forces of the United States...
Page 1139 - Act the court, as a part of its judgment or decree, shall determine and allow reasonable fees for the attorneys of the successful party or parties and apportion same if proper, said fees not to exceed 10 per centum of the amount recovered and to be paid by the bureau out of the payments to be made under the judgment or decree at a rate not exceeding one-tenth of each of such payments until paid.
Page 1131 - Stat. 711), the court held that, when the United States went into the business of insurance, issued policies in familiar form, and provided that in case of disagreement it might be sued, it must be assumed to have accepted the ordinary incidents of suits in such business, including the payment of interest.