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Veterans Administration-Continued
Adjusted compensation-Continued
Loans by banks on adjusted service certificate, 38 Part 11-Continued
Loans by banks; to whom, or by whom made, sale or discount of note,

additional loans, etc., 38 $ $ 11.75–11.85
Loans by Veterans Administration; identification of applicant, form

of note, term, disposition of notes and certificates, 38 $$ 11.96–

11.104
Redemption by Veterans Administration of notes secured by adjusted

service certificates; conditions requisite for redemption, disposi-

tion of notes, etc., 38 $$ 11.84–11.93
Lost, destroyed, or mutilated adjusted service certificate:

Issue of new or duplicate certificate, 38 $$ 10.1–10.4

Payments on. See under Payments.
Payments:
Application for payment on account of adjusted service certificate, 38

$ $ 11.109–11.117, 11.125–11.130
Deceased veteran, payments:

On lost, stolen, or destroyed certificate, 38 $$ 10.24, 10.25
To beneficiary, 38 $$ 10.52, 10.53
To dependents, 38 $ $ 10.40, 10.50, 10.51

To estate of decedent, 38 $ 10.22

“Demand for payment” certification, 38 $ 10.20
Advisement and guidance:
Educational and vocational counseling. See Vocational rehabilitation and

education.
Legal; assistance in construing Federal statutes and regulations, advice

with respect to domestic relations questions, etc. See Legal services.
Agents:

Claims agents; fees, recognition, and rules of practice. See Legal services.

Readjustment allowance agents. See Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
Allowances:

See also Compensation.
Readjustment allowances for unemployed veterans, 38 $$ 36.5001–36.5009
Subsistence allowances for veterans receiving vocational rehabilitation and

education benefits, 38 $ $ 21.90–21.135
Appeals:
Board of Veterans' Appeals; jurisdiction and procedure with respect to

claims for compensation, pension, vocational rehabilitation and educa-

tion, insurance, loans, readjustment allowances, etc., 38 Part 19
Contracting officers under construction or supply contracts, etc., appeals

from decisions of, 38 $$ 1.750–1.755, 1.760–1.765
Veterans' claims for disability compensation or pension, appeals respecting;

merger of appeals, submission of additional evidence, finality of unap-

pealed decisions, etc., 38 $$ 3.328–3.333
Apportionment of payments:
Compensation or pension:
Death pension or compensation; dependents' and beneficiaries' claims.

See Claims.
Veterans' claims. See Claims.
Subsistence allowance to veterans receiving vocational rehabilitation or edu-

cation benefits, 38 $ $ 21.90–21.93
Armed Forces Leave Bonds, assignment of:
For payments on National Service life insurance and United States Gov-

ernment life insurance. See Insurance.
To Administrator of Veterans Affairs; assignment for payments in con-

nection with life insurance policies, regulations of Public Debt Bureau,

31 $ 324.6
Attorneys and agents; fees, recognition, and rules of practice. See Legal

service.
Automobiles and other conveyances, procurement of, for disabled veterans of

World War II, 38 $ 3.1500
Autopsies, 38 $ 17.155

Veterans Administration—Continued
Banks, and other financial institutions:
Acting as guardians for veteran claimants or minor or mentally incom-

petent beneficiary. See Guardianship services.
Loans to veterans:
Adjusted service certificates, loans secured by. See Adjusted compen-

sation,
Guaranteed or insured loans, for various purposes (home, farm, or

business); claims on default, etc. See under Servicemen's Read-

justment Act of 1944,
Beneficiaries of veterans. See Dependents and beneficiaries of veterans.
Blind veterans:

See also Disabled veterans.
Guide dogs or mechanical and electronic equipment for. See Medical

treatment and hospital care.
Board of Veterans' Appeals; jurisdiction and procedure with respect to claims

for compensation, pension, vocational rehabilitation and education, insur-

ance, loans, readjustment allowances, etc., 38 Part 19
Burial of deceased veteran:
Claims of dependents and beneficiaries for burial expenses and transporta-

tion of bodies, 38 $ $ 4.192—4.207
Flag of United States for burial purposes, 38 $ 1.10
Business loans, guaranty of, under Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944.

See Servicemen's Readjustment Act.
Cadets and midshipmen assigned to duties constituting war service; certain

acts respecting claims of veterans applicable to, 38 $$ 3.1 (m), 3.1010
Children, parents, wives and other dependents and beneficiaries. See De-

pendents and beneficiaries.
Claims, for compensation or pensions, by veterans, dependents or beneficiaries:
Adjusted compensation pursuant to World War Adjusted Compensation

Act. See Adjusted compensation, above.
Dependents and beneficiaries claims, 38 Part 4
Accrued amounts due and unpaid at death, payments of, 38 $$ 4.160-

4.165
Adjusted service compensation. See Adjusted compensation, above.
Apportionment of death pension or compensation, 38 $ $ 4.91-4.93
Burial and funeral expenses and transportation of bodies of veterans,

38 $ $ 4.192-4.207
Death pension and compensation:

Annulment of marriage of beneficiary, 38 $ 4.64
Apportionment of death pension or compensation, 38 $ $ 4.91–4.93
Children, payments to, after reaching age of sixteen or eighteen:

Helpless child, 38 $ $ 4.94_4.96

Pursuing course of instruction, 38 $ 4.98
Concurrent payment of two benefits to same person, 38 $ 4.51
Contested claims, 38 $ 4.55
Definitions:

Relationship; widow, child, parent, etc., 38 $$ 4.2-4.16
Service act, 38 $ 4.1

Stepchild and stepparent, 38 $ 4.463
Effective dates of awards, 38 $$ 4.68–4.90

Increase, 38 $$ 4.80–4.82
Original awards, commencement of, 38 $ $ 4.68–4.79
Readjustment in rates, 38 $ 4.90

Reductions and discontinuances, 38 $ $ 4.84–4.88
Election, right of, 38 $ 4.52
Filing of claims and supporting evidence; application for death

benefits, 38 $ 4.0
Foreign residence of persons entitled to pension or compensation,

38 $ $ 4.56–4.57a
Forfeiture of benefits, 38 $ $ 4.100–4.108a
General Law, application and scope, 38 $ 4.1
Government employees, right to pension, 38 $ 4.58
Increase in monthly rates to dependents of deceased veterans, 38

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Veterans Administration Continued
Claims, for compensation or pensions Continued
Dependents and beneficiaries claims, 38 Part 4Continued
Death pension and compensation—Continued

Liberalizing Veterans Administration issues, application of, 38 $ 4.53
Protected awards, death cases, 38 $$ 4.109-4.118
Rates of death pension and compensation:

For death due to service, 38 $$ 4.122–4.126

For death not result of service, 38 $$ 4.130_4.140
Remarried parents; entitlement to compensation or pension, re-

determination of dependency on remarriage, 38 $$ 4.60, 4.62
Renouncement of pension, 38 $ 4.54
Service, Pensionable and compensable, 38 $$ 4.20–4.59
Social Security Act, awards of death compensation and pension

for deceased World War II veterans under, 38 $ 4.59
Death ratings; revision of rating decisions, establishment of service-

connected disability, evaluation of disability, etc., 38 $$ 4.168-4.185
Funeral expenses of veterans. See Burial and funeral expenses.
Guardianship, 38 88 4.145–4.154
Loan guaranty benefits; certification of eligibility of unremarried

widows to, 38 $ 4.65
Proof of birth, relationship, marriage, death and dependency; evidence

required, 38 $$ 4.17-4.19a
Servicemen's indemnity, 38 $$ 4.300–4.322, 4.453, 4.462
Transportation of bodies of deceased veterans. See Burial and funeral

expenses and transportation of bodies of veterans.
Widows; extension of loan guaranty benefits to unremarried widows,

38 $ 4.65
Social Security Act, awards of death compensation and pension for de-

ceased World War II veterans under, 38 $ 4.59
Veterans' claims, for disability compensation or pension, service pension,

or emergency officers retirement pay, 38 Part 3
Adjudication of claims. See Jurisdiction and adjudication.
Appeal of decisions, administrative and veterans'; merger of appeals,

submission of additional evidence, finality of unappealed decisions,

etc., 38 88 3.328–3.333
Apportionment of payments (disability pension or compensation, re-

tirement pay, or service pension); table of, effective dates, discon-

tinuance, etc., 38 $$ 3.310–3.317
Automobiles and other conveyances, procurement of, for disabled vet-

erans of World War II, 38 $ 3.1500
Boxer Rebellion, veterans of; claims. See Veterans of Spanish-Ameri-

can War, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine Insurrection, Indian wars

and Civil War.
Cadets and midshipmen assigned to duties constituting war service;

certain acts respecting claims of veterans applicable to, 38

$$ 3.1 (m), 3.1010
Civil War, veterans of; claims. See Veterans of Spanish-American

War, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine Insurrection, Indian wars, and

Civil War.
Coast and Geodetic Survey, commissioned officers of, performing active

military or naval service; certain acts respecting claims of veterans

applicable to, 38 $ 3.1 (0)
Coast Guard, personnel of, who served on or after January 28, 1915;

certain acts respecting claims of veterans of World Wars I and II

applicable to, 38 $ 3.1 (r)
Disability, total; reduction of rating of total disability which has been

in effect twenty or more years, prohibition against, 38 $ 3.1518
Emergency officers retirement claims; adjudication, service require-

ments, physical examinations, etc., 38 $ $ 3.350–3.359
Germany or Japan, certain citizens or subjects of; restoration of eligi-

bility to receive benefits under veterans' laws, 38 $ 3.1519
Hospitalization and/or out-patient treatment, determination of eligi-

bility to, under Public Law 239, 82d Congress, 38 $ 3.1515

Veterans Administration Continued
Claims, for compensation or pensions-Continued
Veterans' claims—Continued
Housing, specially adapted, required by reason of service-connected

disabilities; assistance to certain veterans in acquiring, 38

$$ 3.1501, 36.4401–36.4410
Indian wars, veterans of; claims. See Veterans of Spanish-American

War, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine Insurrection, Indian wars, and

Civil War.
Japan or Germany, certain citizens or subjects of; restoration of eligi-

bility to receive benefits under veterans' laws, 38 $ 3.1519
Jurisdiction and adjudication:
Adjudication of various applications, 38 $ 3.10

Dental treatment, 38 $ 3.108

Emergency officers retirement claims, 38 $ 3.350
Decisions; to conform to law, information to be furnished veterans,

finality of revision of, 38 $ $ 3.6–3.9
Jurisdiction:

Adjudication division, 38 $ 3.3
Authorization unit, 38 $ 3.4
Claims division, central office, 38 $ 3.1025

Rating board, 38 $ 3.5
Korean Conflict, veterans of; claims. See Veterans of World Wars I

and II, and Korean Conflict.
Lighthouse Service, personnel transferred to jurisdiction of Army and

Navy; certain acts respecting claims of veterans of World Wars I

and II applicable to, 38 g 3.1 (h)
Midshipmen. See Cadets and midshipmen.
National Guard, certain members of, called into Federal service; acts

respecting claims of veterans of World Wars I and II applicable

to, 38 $$ 3.1 (1), 3.1 (t), 3.2 (a)
Nurses serving Army or Navy, and members of Army Nurse Corps and

Navy Nurse Corps; certain acts respecting claims of veterans ap-

plicable to, 38 $$ 3.1 (i), 3.1010
Philippine Insurrection, veterans of; claims. See Veterans of Spanish-

American War, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine Insurrection, Indian

wars, and Civil War.
Philippine Scouts, certain acts respecting claims of veterans of World

Wars I and II applicable to, 38 $ 3.1 (c)
Public Health Service, commissioned officers of, detailed for duty with

Army, Navy, or Coast Guard, or serving in time of war outside
continental limits of United States; certain acts respecting claims

of veterans of World War II applicable to, 38 $ 3.1 (e)
Revenue Cutter Service, personnel of, serving under direction of Secre-

tary of Navy; certain acts respecting claims of veterans applicable

to, 38 $$ 3.1006, 3.1010
Samoan Native Guard, and Samoan Native Band of Navy; certain acts

respecting claims of veterans of World Wars I and II applicable

to, 38 $ 3.1 (c)
Spanish-American War, veterans of; claims. See Veterans of Spanish-

American War.
Total disability; reduction of rating of total disability which has been in

effect twenty or more years, prohibition against, 38 $ 3.1518
Veterans of Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, Philippine Insur-

rection, Indian wars, and Civil War:
Aid and attendance; rating for pension purposes, 38 $ 3.1080
Apportionment, 38 $ 3.1221

See also Apportionment of payments, above.
Awards, amendments, and discontinuances:
Amended awards, increases, fiduciary awards, etc., 38 $ $ 3.1135–

3.1145
Discontinuance, reduction, suspension, etc., of awards:

See also Restrictions.
Notice of, 38 $ 3.1135

Veterans Administration Continued
Claims, for compensation or pensions Continued
Veterans' claims—Continued
Veterans of Spanish-American War, etc.-Continued
Awards, amendments, and discontinuances-Continued

Fiduciary awards, 38 $ 3.1141
Original awards; effective dates, adjusted rates, tables of rates,

38 $$ 3.1107-3.1114
Restrictions, etc., 38 $$ 3.1171, 3.1188
Basic settlement, determination of; enlistment, type of discharge,

desertion, forfeiture, misconduct, etc., 38 58 3.1039–3.1044,

3.1056, 3.1057
Dates, beginning and ending, of wars:

Boxer Rebellion, 38 $ 3.1001
Civil War, 38 $ 3.1004
Indian wars, 38 $ 3.1003
Philippine Insurrection, 38 $ 3.1002

Spanish-American War, 38 $ 3.1000
Dependency. See Dependents and beneficiaries claims, at e.
Emergency officers retirement claims. See Emergency officers re-

tirement claims, above.
Entitlement:

Basic entitlement, 38 $ $ 3.1039–3.1044, 3.1056, 3.1057
Pensionable service. See Service requirements.
Persons included or not included in acts, 38 88 3.1, 3.2, 3.1006–

3.1010
Housing, specially adapted, required by reason of service-connected

disabilities; assistance to certain veterans in acquiring, 38

$ 3.1501
Increases in monthly rates of compensation, 38 $ 3.1522
Jurisdiction:

See also Jurisdiction and adjudication, above.
Claims division, central office, 38 $ 3.1025

Identification of beneficiaries under special acts, 38 $ 3.1030
Medical examinations, for rating purposes, 38 $ 3.1095
Nurse or other attendant. See Aid and attendance.
Persons included or not included in acts, 38 $$ 3.1, 3.2, 3.1006-3.1010
Rates, service pensions, for veterans of various wars:

Indian wars, 38 $ 3.1110
Peacetime service, 38 $ 3.1088
Service prior to April 21, 1898 (Indian wars, Civil War,

and peacetime service prior to April 21, 1898), 38

$ 3.1089
Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, and Philippine

Insurrection, 38 $$ 3.1087, 3.1108
Relationship and dependency. See Dependents and beneficiaries

claims, above.
Service requirements; pensionable service:
Computation of service, 38 $ $ 3.1017–3.1024
Boxer Rebellion. See Spanish-American War, Boxer Re-

bellion or Philippine Insurrection.
Civil War, 38 $ 3.1022
Disbandment or actual discharge, service to date of, 38

$ 3.1024
Indian wars, 38 $ 3.1021
Philippine Insurrection. See Spanish-American War,

Boxer Rebellion, or Philippine Insurrection.
Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, or Philippine

Insurrection, 38 $$ 3.1017, 3.1018
Special acts specifying periods of presumed service, 38

$ 3.1023
Determination as to basic entitlement; enlistment, types of

discharge, desertion, misconduct, etc., 38 $$ 3.1039–3.1044,
3.1056, 3.1057

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