World War Veterans' Legislation: Hearings Before the Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation, House of Representatives, Seventy-fifth Congress, Third Session, on H.R. 8893, H.R. 8793, and H.R. 8968, to Amend Certain Laws and Veterans' Regulations Affecting World War Veterans and Their Dependents

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Page 13 - Mortality and interest at three and one-half per centum per annum, except that no deduction shall be made for continuous installments during the life of the insured in case his total and permanent disability continues more than two hundred and forty months.
Page 13 - ... and extended values, dividends from gains and savings, and such other provisions for the protection and advantage of and for alternative benefits to the insured and the beneficiaries as may be found to be reasonable and practicable...
Page 54 - ... disease or injury traceable to the extra hazard of the military or naval service, as such hazard may be determined by the Administrator, the liability shall be borne by the United States.
Page 24 - Without prejudice to any other cause of disability, the permanent loss of the use of both feet, of both hands, or of both eyes, or of one foot and one hand, or of one foot and one eye, or of one hand and one eye, or the loss of hearing of both ears, or the organic loss of speech, shall be deemed total permanent disability for insurance purposes.
Page 27 - SEC. 307. All contracts or policies of insurance heretofore or hereafter issued, reinstated, or converted shall be incontestable from the date of issuance, reinstatement, or conversion, except for fraud, nonpayment of premiums, or on the ground that the applicant was not a member of the military or naval forces of the United States...
Page 29 - On and after the date of enactment of this act, the rate of interest charged on any loan secured by a lien on United States Government life (converted) insurance shall not exceed 5 per centum per annum.
Page 27 - Where any disabled veteran having neither wife, child nor dependent parent is being furnished hospital treatment, institutional or domiciliary care by the United States or any political subdivision thereof and shall be deemed by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to be insane, the pension, compensation or emergency officers...
Page 25 - 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 as provided...
Page 24 - Total disability' shall be deemed to be 'permanent' whenever it is founded upon conditions which render it reasonably certain that it will continue throughout the life of the person suffering from it.
Page 27 - ... years: Provided, That in case a minor child is insane, idiotic, or otherwise mentally or physically helpless, the pension shall continue during the life of such child, or during the period of such disability...

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