Independent Offices Appropriations

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Page 258 - Attitude of rating officers. It is to be remembered that the majority of applicants are disabled persons who are seeking benefits of law to which they believe themselves entitled. In the exercise of his functions, the rating officer must not allow his personal feeling to intrude; an antagonistic, critical, or even abusive attitude...
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 258 - 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 271 - An Act to maintain the credit of the United States Government...
Page 257 - Evidence which may be considered in rebuttal of service incurrence of a chronic or tropical disease will be any evidence of a nature usually accepted as competent to indicate the time of existence or inception of disease, and medical judgment will be exercised in making determinations relative to the effect of intercurrent injury or disease. The expression "affirmative evidence to the contrary...
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 251 - ... 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 247 - I. For the purpose of conducting the review of those claims which have heretofore been service connected by virtue of statutory presumptions as comprehended in Section 20 of Public No. 78, 73d Congress, there are hereby temporarily created such Special Review Boards as may be necessary, to be located in the regional areas of the Veterans' Administration as determined upon by the Administrator of Veterans
Page 256 - ... 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 136 - 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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