Hearing on Operations Within the Compensation and Pension Service Using GPRA Principles, on the Processing of Persian Gulf War Claims, and VA's Proposed Legislation to Limit the Liability for Smoking-related Illnesses: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Benefits of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, May 14, 1997

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Page 119 - The ratings shall be based, as far as practicable, upon the average impairments of earning capacity resulting from such injuries in civil occupations...
Page 83 - DAY received $55,252.56 from Court of Veterans Appeals appropriated funds provided to the Legal Service Corporation for services provided by DAV to the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program. In FY 1996, DAV received $8,448.12 for services provided to the Consortium.
Page 108 - Except when otherwise provided by the Secretary in accordance with the provisions of this title, a person who submits a claim for benefits under a law administered by the Secretary shall have the burden of submitting evidence sufficient to justify a belief by a fair and impartial individual that the claim is well grounded.
Page 138 - Service tax records, as well as data from national surveys, including the Survey of Income and Program Participation and the Current Population Survey...
Page 108 - For disability resulting from personal injury suffered or disease contracted in line of duty, or for aggravation of a preexisting injury suffered or disease contracted in line of duty...
Page 77 - I would be pleased to respond to any questions you or Members of the Subcommittee may have.
Page 116 - The Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) disability program is required by law to compensate veterans for the average loss in earning capacity in civilian occupations that results from injuries or conditions incurred or aggravated during military service. Veterans with such service-connected...
Page 78 - Since its inception, the DAV has been dedicated to one, single purpose: building better lives for our nation's disabled veterans and their families.
Page 128 - The act prohibits employers from discriminating against qualified individuals with disabilities and requires employers to make reasonable work place accommodations for these individuals.
Page 41 - serviceconnected" means, with respect to disability or death, "that such disability was incurred or aggravated, or that the death resulted from a disability incurred or aggravated, in the line of duty in the active military, naval, or air service.

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