World War Veterans' Legislation. Hearings ... on H.R. 1538, H.R. 1539, and H.R. 2005

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Page 193 - ... to give evidence touching the matter in question; and any failure to obey such order of the court may be punished by such court as a contempt thereof.
Page 185 - ... resulted from disease or injury or aggravation of a preexisting disease or injury incurred in line of duty during such service...
Page 194 - There is created an establishment of the Government to be known as the General Accounting Office, which shall be independent of the executive departments and under the control and direction of the Comptroller General of the United States.
Page 193 - ... but the repeal of existing laws or modifications thereof embraced in this act shall not affect any act done, or any right accruing or accrued, or any suit or proceeding had or commenced in any civil cause...
Page 191 - That the requirement for line of duty will not be met if it appears that at the time the injury was suffered or disease contracted the person on whose account benefits are claimed (1) was , avoiding duty by deserting the service, or by absenting himself without leave materially interfering with the performance of military duties; (2) was confined under sentence of court martial or civil court...
Page 185 - 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 191 - ... character and in good repute, possessed of the necessary qualifications to enable them to render such' claimants valuable service, and otherwise competent to advise and assist such claimants in the presentation of their cases.
Page 189 - The amount of pension, compensation, or dependency and indemnity compensation of any beneficiary shall be made known to any person who applies for such information, and the Administrator, with the approval of the President, upon determination that the public interest warrants or requires, may, at any time and in any manner, publish any or all information of record pertaining to any claim. (7) The Administrator in his discretion may authorize an inspection of Veterans' Administration records by duly...
Page 188 - ... by a fine of not more than $2,000 or by imprisonment for not more than six months, or by both such fine and imprisonment, and each day of violation shall be deemed to be a separate offense.
Page 191 - Department any such person, agent, or attorney shown to be incompetent, disreputable, or who refuses to comply with the said rules and regulations...

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