Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Compensation, Pension and Insurance of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session, H.R. 1862, H.R. 1864, and H.R. 1866, April 19, 1977

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Page 18 - The permanent impairment of vision of both eyes of the following status: central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye, with corrective glasses, or central visual acuity of more than 20/200 if there is a field defect in which the peripheral field has contracted to such an extent that the widest diameter of visual field subtends an angular distance no greater than twenty degrees...
Page 17 - The ratings shall be based, as far as practicable, upon the average impairments of earning capacity resulting from such injuries in civil occupations...
Page 18 - ... as a result of nonservice-connected disability not the result of his own willful misconduct, or (2) has suffered the loss or loss of use of one kidney as a result of service-connected disability, and has suffered severe involvement of the other kidney such as to cause total disability, as a result of nonservice-connected disability not the result of his own willful misconduct, the Administrator shall assign and pay to the veteran concerned the applicable rate of compensation under this chapter...
Page 7 - Where the veteran has suffered total deafness in one ear as a result of a service-connected disability and has suffered total deafness in the other ear as the result of non-service-connected disability not the result of his own willful misconduct.
Page 3 - DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS' BENEFITS, VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION Mr. Chairman and members of the subcommittee, I am happy to be here this morning...
Page 14 - A top priority item in the BVA legislative program is an increase in disability compensation reflecting the rise in the cost of living since the last such increase.
Page 17 - WHEREAS, disability compensation is a monthly payment made by the Veterans Administration to a veteran because of a service-connected disability; and WHEREAS, these...
Page 4 - An additional amount of $64 is payable where the widow is : (1), a patient in a nursing home; or (2), helpless or blind or so nearly helpless or blind as to need or require the regular aid and attendance of another person.
Page 2 - I would like to recognize the distinguished Ranking Minority Member of the Subcommittee, Mr.

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