Legislative Objectives of Veteran Organizations: Hearings Before the Committee

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Page 110 - I would be glad to offer this for inclusion in the record. The CHAIRMAN. Without objection it may be made a part of the record.
Page 55 - Government may, with the consent of the head of such department or agency, be assigned to assist the Commission in carrying out its functions. The Commission may, with the consent of the head of any other department or agency of the Government, utilize the facilities and services of such department or agency in carrying out the functions of the Commission.
Page 87 - All public laws granting medical or hospital treatment, domiciliary care, compensation and other allowances, pensions, disability allowance, or retirement pay to veterans and the dependents of veterans of the Spanish-American War, including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection, and...
Page 88 - Congress)", and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "prescribed by section 8 of the Act of May 1, 1926, as added by section 3 of the Act of March 1, 1944 (58 Stat. 107), as now or hereafter amended (38 USC 364g) , for a widow who was not the wife of the veteran during the period of his service".
Page 57 - In the case of any veteran who engaged in combat with the enemy in active service with a military, naval, or air organization of the United States during a period of war...
Page 57 - ... (c) That for the purposes of paragraph I (a) hereof a chronic disease becoming manifest to a degree of 10% or more within one year from the date of separation from active service as set forth therein shall be considered to have been incurred in or aggravated by service as specified therein notwithstanding there is no record of evidence of such disease during the period of active service...
Page 58 - chronic disease" as used in this paragraph shall include anemia, primary; arteriosclerosis; arthritis, bronchiectasis ; calculi of the kidney, bladder, or gall bladder ; cardiovascular-renal disease, including hypertension, myocarditis, Buerger's disease, and Raynaud's disease ; cirrhosis of the liver ; coccidiomycosis ; endocarditis ; diabetes, mellitus ; endocrinopathies, epilepsies; Hodgkin's disease; leukemia...
Page 88 - The $30 monthly pension payable to widows and former widows under the provisions of section 2 of this Act, as amended, shall be increased to $40 per month when the age of sixty-five years is attained, and the widow or former widow who was the wife of the soldier, sailor, or marine during the period of his service, as defined in section 2 of this Act, shall be paid a pension at the rate of $50 per month.
Page 55 - The Board shall initiate studies of and analyze and review the hospital, convalescent, and domiciliary activities and programs developed and operated by all departments and establishments for the purpose of — "(a) Preventing the overlapping and duplication of services and overbuilding of facilities. "(6) Insuring the most efficient and complete utilization of the total services and facilities of the Federal...
Page 57 - ... aggravation of such injury or disease, if consistent with the circumstances, conditions, or hardships of such service, notwithstanding the fact that there is no official record of such incurrence or aggravation in such service, and, to that end, shall resolve every reasonable doubt in favor of such veteran...

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