Providing Statutory Awards for Arrested Tuberculosis; Increasing Income Limitations for Pension Purposes; and Granting Presumptive Service Connection for Tropical Diseases: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Compensation and Pensions of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, First Sessiion, on H.R. 295, 460, 1200, 1352, 1453, 1696, 2499, 2566, 2621, 2903, 3349, 3418, 3437, 3439, and 3650, Bills Providing Statutory Awards Or Ratings for Arrested Tuberculosis; Raising Income Limitations on Pensions for War Veterans and Dependents; and Granting Presumptive Service Connection for Tropical Diseases. June 5, 12, and 19, 1947
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Compensation and Pensions
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1947 - Military pensions - 94 pages
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Page 86 - September 16, 1940, and prior to the termination of the present war, and who shall have been discharged or released from active service under conditions other than dishonorable, after active service of...
Page 75 - Seventy-first Congress amended section 202 (7) in Public Law 522 approved July 3, 1930 to make further provision for cases of arrested tuberculosis, adding this sentence in the section : "The director is hereby authorized and directed to insert in the rating schedule a minimum rating of permanent partial 25 per centum for arrested or apparently cured tuberculosis.
Page 3 - II. (a) Payment of pension provided by Part III, except as provided in paragraph I (g), shall not be made to any unmarried person whose annual income exceeds $1,000, or to any married person or any person with minor children whose annual income exceeds $2,500.
Page 33 - Act, as amended, the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended, or the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, as amended, shall not in the aggregate exceed $10,000.
Page 32 - ... reasonable that some part of the corpus of the claimant's estate be consumed for his or her maintenance. (3) Foreign residents. There is no conclusive presumption of dependency. Dependency will be determined on the facts in the individual case under the principles outlined in this section. (b) Basic rule. Dependency will be held to exist if the father or mother of the veteran does not have an income sufficient to provide reasonable maintenance for such father or mother and members of his or her...
Page 33 - In determining whether other members of the family under legal age are factors in necessary expenses of the mother or father, consideration will be given to any Income from business or property (including trusts) actually available, directly or indirectly, to the mother or father for the support of the minor but not to the corpus of the estate or the income of the minor which is not so available.
Page 75 - ... tuberculosis are not to be combined with ratings for other respiratory disabilities. Following thoracoplasty the rating will be for removal of ribs combined with the rating for collapsed lung. Resection of ribs Incident to thoracoplasty will be rated as removal.
Page 86 - No insurance shall be payable for death inflicted as a lawful punishment for crime or for military or naval offense, except...
Page 57 - Numbered 1 (a), as amended, is hereby amended by adding a new subparagraph (d) to read as follows : "(d) For the purposes of paragraph I (a) of part II hereof a chronic disiease becoming manifest to a degree of 10 per centum 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...
Page 58 - ... however, that — Where there is affirmative evidence to the contrary, or evidence to establish that an intercurrent injury or disease which is a recognized cause of such chronic disease, has been suffered between the date of discharge and the onset of the chronic disease, or the disability is due to the person's own misconduct, service connection will not be in order.