Independent Offices Appropriation Bill for 1935, Hearings Before ... 73-2, on H.R. 6663

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Page 259 - ... agents will, however, be required to respond at the time and date set, otherwise the Board will proceed with the consideration and determination of the claim and no further arrangement as to hearing will be made. Claimants, their authorized representatives, agents or witnesses appearing before the Board for the purpose of presenting oral testimony will be duly sworn. V. The jurisdiction of the Special Review Boards shall be confined to a determination of questions of service connection in those...
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Page 26 - ... to increase the consumption of industrial and agricultural products by increasing purchasing power, to reduce and relieve unemployment, to improve standards of labor, and otherwise to rehabilitate industry and to conserve natural resources.
Page 253 - July 2, 1921, is discharged or resigns, shall be conclusively held and taken to have been in sound condition when examined, accepted, and enrolled for service...
Page 256 - A preexisting injury or disease will be considered to have been aggravated by active military, naval, or air service, where there is an increase In disability during such service, unless there is a specific finding that the Increase in disability is due to the natural progress of the disease.
Page 66 - For that portion of the fiscal year 1933 beginning with the first day of the calendar month following the month during which this Act is enacted, and for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1934, the compensation of every officer or employee shall be determined as follows: — (a) The compensation which such officer or employee would receive under the provisions of any existing law, schedule, regulation, Executive order, or departmental order shall first be determined as though this title (except section...
Page 249 - ... a neuropsychiatric disease or an active tuberculous disease developing a 10 per centum degree of disability or more in accordance with the provisions of subdivision (2) of section 302 of the War Risk Insurance Act, as amended, and such showing was also made upon examination by a medical officer of the Veterans' Bureau or by a legally qualified physician made within three years after separation from the active military or naval service of the United States, shall be considered to have acquired...
Page 135 - Ms main testimony yesterday, but if there are any members of the committee who desire to ask him any questions, he will be glad to answer them. Senator MCCARRAN. I would like to have Mr. Hayes go a little further into one subject, and that is with reference to the cases that have been passed on by the board. VETERANS' ADMINISTRATION STATEMENT OF EDWARD A. HAYES, NATIONAL COMMANDER, AMERICAN LEGION, INDIANAPIIOS, IND.— Resumed Mr. HAYES. The experiences caused us to reach the conclusion that there...
Page 254 - ... subparagraph (c) or instruction numbered 2, regulation numbered 1, issued under Public Law Numbered 2, Seventy-third Congress), and shall in their decisions resolve all reasonable doubts in favor of the veteran, the burden of proof in such cases being on the Government...
Page 134 - JANUARY 26, 1934 UNITED STATES SENATE, SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS, Washington, DC The subcommittee was called to order by Hon. Carter Glass, chairman, at 10 o'clock am Present: Senators Glass (chairman), Russell, Coolidge, Adams, McCarran, Hale, Steiwer, Townsend, and Cutting.

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