Retirement of Disabled Emergency Officers: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-second Congress, First Session, on S. 3769, a Bill to Amend the Act Entitled "An Act Making Eligible for Retirement, Under Certain Conditions, Officers and Former Officers of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps who Incurred Physical Disabilty in Line of Duty While in the Service of the United States During the World War". April 7 and 13, 1932

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1932 - 105 pages
 

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Page 13 - ... except as. to defects, disorders, or infirmities made of record in any manner by proper authorities of the United States at the time of, or prior to, inception of active service, to the extent to which any such defect, disorder, or infirmity was so made of record: Provided, That an ex-service man who is shown to have or, if deceased, to have had...
Page 68 - There is, too, a general acquiescence in the doctrine that the debates in Congress are not appropriate sources of information from which to discover the meaning of the language of a statute passed by that body.
Page 70 - Administration, including the expenses of maintenance and operation of medical, hospital, and domiciliary services of the Veterans' Administration, in carrying out the duties, powers, and functions devolving upon it pursuant to the authority contained in the Act entitled "An Act to authorize the President to consolidate and coordinate governmental activities affecting war veterans...
Page 1 - Corps2 who incurred physical disability in line of duty while in the service of the United States during the World War...
Page 73 - An Act making eligible for retirement, under certain conditions, officers and former officers of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps of the United States, other than officers of the Regular Army, Navy, or Marine Corps, who Incurred physical disability In line of duty while In the service of the United States during the World War
Page 68 - The reason is that it is impossible to determine with certainty what construction was put upon an act by the members of a legislative body that passed it by resorting to the speeches of individual members thereof. Those who did not speak may not have agreed with those who did; and those who spoke might differ from each other; the result being that the only proper way to construe a legislative act is from the language used in the act, and, upon occasion, by a resort to the history of the times when...
Page 12 - For death or disability resulting from personal injury suffered or disease contracted in the military or naval service on or after April 6, 1917, and before July 2, 1921...
Page 13 - For the purposes of subsection (a) hereof every person employed in the active military or naval service for six months or more shall be taken to have been in sound condition when examined, accepted and enrolled for service...
Page 12 - FOR DEATH OR DISABILITY. SEC. 300. That for death or disability resulting from personal injury suffered or disease contracted in the line of duty, by any commissioned officer or enlisted man or by any member of the Army Nurse Corps (female) or of the Navy Nurse Corps (female) when employed in the active service...
Page 2 - ... by the Secretary of War or the Secretary of the Navy, as the case may be...

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