Legislative Objectives of Veteran Organizations: Hearings Before the Committee

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Page 60 - Except in the event of legal proceedings under section 19 of Title I of this Act, no claim agent or attorney except the recognized representatives of the American Red Cross, the American Legion, the Disabled American Veterans, and Veterans of Foreign Wars, and such other organizations as shall be approved by the director shall be recognized in the presentation or adjudication of claims under...
Page 26 - ... originating because of therapy, administered in connection with such diseases, or as a preventative thereof...
Page 26 - ... endocrinopathies; epilepsies; Hodgkin's disease; leukemia, nephritis; osteitis, deformans; osteomalacia; organic diseases of the nervous system, including tumors of the brain, cord, or peripheral nerves; encephalitis lethargica residuals; scleroderma; tuberculosis, active; tumors, malignant; ulcers, peptic (gastric or duodenal) and such other chronic diseases as the Administrator of Veterans...
Page 18 - Mr. ALLEN. Madam Chairman. The CHAIRMAN. The gentleman from Louisiana. Mr. ALLEN.
Page 45 - Administration to reimburse all State Workmen's Compensation costs as to service-connected disabled veteran employees. (HR 1533, by Mr. Rankin ; referred to Committee on World War Veterans
Page 61 - Extend total disability provisions to include veterans totally disabled in line of duty, as provided for those "less than total in degree...
Page 37 - I think some immediate consideration should be accorded that type of case. The DAV pleads with you to consider HR 2716 at an early date and to report it favorably to the House. The members of this committee are fully aware of the tremendous increase in the cost of living index in recent months. Until now it is estimated that a family of four must have an income of about $3,400 per year to live. This is more than double the compensation received by a totally and permanently disabled veteran. There...
Page 26 - ... because of therapy, administered in connection with such diseases, or as a preventative thereof, shall be accorded service connection when shown to exist within one year after separation from active service or at a time when standard and accepted treatises indicate that the incubation period thereof commenced during active service. Nothing in this paragraph shall be construed to prevent service connection for any disease or disorder otherwise shown by sound judgment to have been incurred in or...

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