Increase Compensation for World War I Presumptive Service-connected Cases: Provide Minimum Ratings for Service-connected Arrested Tuberculosis, Increase Compensation Rates, Liberalize Requirement for Dependency Allowances, Facilitate Cooperation with the Veterans' Administration, and Redefine "line of Duty" and "willful Misconduct". Hearings Before the Committee on Veterans Affairs', House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First Session on H.R. 63, H.R. 280, H.R. 290, H.R. 292, H.R. 896, H.R. 900, H.R. 901, H.R. 903, H.R. 906, H.R. 908, H.R. 909, H.R. 910, H.R. 911, H.R. 912, H.R. 923, H.R. 928, H.R. 937, H.R. 1157, H.R. 1414, H.R. 1415, H.R. 1416, Authorizing Sundry Benefits for Service-connected Disabled Veterans. May 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, June 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 1949
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949 - Military pensions - 318 pages
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Page 599 - The surviving widow, child or children, and/or dependent mother or father of any deceased person who died as a result of injury or disease incurred in or aggravated by active military or naval service...
Page 782 - ... 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 583 - 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 782 - 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 605 - ... (e) has no wife but one child living, $11.20; (f) has no wife but two children living, $19.60; (g) has no wife but three or more children living, $28; (h) has a mother or father, either or both dependent upon him for support, then, in addition to the above amounts, $14 for each parent so dependent.
Page 863 - 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 782 - January 1, 1925, neuropsychiatric disease, an active tuberculous disease, paralysis agitans, encephalitis lethargica, or amoebic dysentery developing a 10 per centum degree of disability or more in accordance with the- provisions of subdivision (4) of section 202 of this Act shall be presumed to have acquired his disability in such service between April 6, 1917, and July 2, 1921...
Page 689 - Conceivably there will be in the future, as there have been in the past and are now, veterans who will continue, for many years or for a lifetime to be held to be permanently and totally disabled by reason of tuberculosis even though complete arrest of the active disease has been reached because the damage done is so extensive that these veterans cannot hope ever to engage in a substantially gainful occupation continuously.
Page 616 - In view of the time situation, we have not obtained advice from the Bureau of the Budget as to the relationship of this proposed legislation to the program of the President.