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Title 38 - Veterans' Benefits

Part I - General Provisions
Chapter 1 - General
§ 101 Definitions
§ 102 Dependent parents
§ 103 Special provisions relating to marriages
§ 104 Approval of educational institutions
§ 105 Line of duty and misconduct
§ 106 Certain service deemed to be active service
§ 107 Certain service deemed not to be active service
§ 108 Seven-year absence presumption of death
§ 109 Benefits for discharged members of allied forces
§ 110 Preservation of disability ratings
§ 111 Payments or allowances for beneficiary travel
§ 112 Presidential memorial certificate program
§ 113 Treatment of certain programs under sequestration procedures
§ 114 Multiyear procurement
§ 115 Acquisition of real property
§ 116 Reports to Congress: cost information
§ 117 Advance appropriations for certain medical care accounts
Chapter 3 - Department of Veterans Affairs
§ 301 Department
§ 302 Seal
§ 303 Secretary of Veterans Affairs
§ 304 Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs
§ 305 Under Secretary for Health
§ 306 Under Secretary for Benefits
§ 307 Under Secretary for Memorial Affairs
§ 308 Assistant Secretaries; Deputy Assistant Secretaries
§ 309 Chief Financial Officer
§ 310 Chief Information Officer
§ 311 General Counsel
§ 312 Inspector General
§ 312A Director of Construction and Facilities Management
§ 313 Availability of appropriations
§ 314 Central Office
§ 315 Regional offices
§ 316 Colocation of regional offices and medical centers
§ 317 Center for Minority Veterans
§ 318 Center for Women Veterans
§ 319 Office of Employment Discrimination Complaint Adjudication
§ 320 Department of Veterans Affairs-Department of Defense Joint Executive Committee
§ 321 Office of Survivors Assistance
§ 322 Office of National Veterans Sports Programs and Special Events
Chapter 5 - Authority and Duties of the Secretary
Subchapter I - General Authorities
§ 501 Rules and regulations
§ 502 Judicial review of rules and regulations
§ 503 Administrative error; equitable relief
§ 505 Opinions of Attorney General
§ 510 Authority to reorganize offices
§ 511 Decisions of the Secretary; finality
§ 512 Delegation of authority; assignment of functions and duties
§ 513 Contracts and personal services
§ 515 Administrative settlement of tort claims
§ 516 Equal employment responsibilities
Subchapter II - Specified Functions
§ 521 Assistance to certain rehabilitation activities
§ 521A Assistance for United States Paralympics, Inc.
§ 522 Studies of rehabilitation of disabled persons
§ 523 Coordination and promotion of other programs affecting veterans and their dependents
§ 525 Publication of laws relating to veterans
§ 527 Evaluation and data collection
§ 529 Annual report to Congress
§ 530 Annual report on program and expenditures for domestic response to weapons of mass destruction
§ 531 Requirement relating to naming of Department property
§ 532 Authority to advertise in national media
Subchapter III - Advisory Committees
§ 541 Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War
§ 542 Advisory Committee on Women Veterans
§ 543 Advisory Committee on Prosthetics and Special-Disabilities Programs
§ 544 Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans
§ 545 Advisory Committee on the Readjustment of Veterans
§ 546 Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation
Chapter 7 - Employees
§ 701 Placement of employees in military installations
§ 703 Miscellaneous authorities respecting employees
§ 705 Telephone service for medical officers and facility directors
§ 707 Benefits for employees at overseas offices who are United States citizens
§ 709 Employment restrictions
§ 711 Grade reductions
Chapter 9 - Security and Law Enforcement on Property Under the Jurisdiction of the Department
§ 901 Authority to prescribe rules for conduct and penalties for violations
§ 902 Enforcement and arrest authority of Department police officers
§ 903 Uniform allowance
§ 904 Equipment and weapons
§ 905 Use of facilities and services of other law enforcement agencies
Part II - General Benefits
Chapter 11 - Compensation for Service-connected Disability or Death
Subchapter I - General
§ 1101 Definitions
§ 1102 Special provisions relating to surviving spouses
§ 1103 Special provisions relating to claims based upon effects of tobacco products
§ 1104 Cost-of-living adjustments
Subchapter II - Wartime Disability Compensation
§ 1110 Basic entitlement
§ 1111 Presumption of sound condition
§ 1112 Presumptions relating to certain diseases and disabilities
§ 1113 Presumptions rebuttable
§ 1114 Rates of wartime disability compensation
§ 1115 Additional compensation for dependents
§ 1116 Presumptions of service connection for diseases associated with exposure to certain herbicide agents; presumption of exposure for veterans who served in the Republic of Vietnam
§ 1117 Compensation for disabilities occurring in Persian Gulf War veterans
§ 1118 Presumptions of service connection for illnesses associated with service in the Persian Gulf during the Persian Gulf War
Subchapter III - Wartime Death Compensation
§ 1121 Basic entitlement
§ 1122 Rates of wartime death compensation
Subchapter IV - Peacetime Disability Compensation
§ 1131 Basic entitlement
§ 1132 Presumption of sound condition
§ 1133 Presumptions relating to certain diseases
§ 1134 Rates of peacetime disability compensation
§ 1135 Additional compensation for dependents
§ 1137 Wartime presumptions for certain veterans
Subchapter V - Peacetime Death Compensation
§ 1141 Basic entitlement
§ 1142 Rates of peacetime death compensation
Subchapter VI - General Compensation Provisions
§ 1151 Benefits for persons disabled by treatment or vocational rehabilitation
§ 1152 Persons heretofore having a compensable status
§ 1153 Aggravation
§ 1154 Consideration to be accorded time, place, and circumstances of service
§ 1155 Authority for schedule for rating disabilities
§ 1156 Temporary disability ratings
§ 1157 Combination of certain ratings
§ 1158 Disappearance
§ 1159 Protection of service connection
§ 1160 Special consideration for certain cases of loss of paired organs or extremities
§ 1161 Payment of disability compensation in disability severance cases
§ 1162 Clothing allowance
§ 1163 Trial work periods and vocational rehabilitation for certain veterans with total disability ratings
Chapter 13 - Dependency and Indemnity Compensation for Service-connected Deaths
Subchapter I - General
§ 1301 Definitions
§ 1302 Determination of pay grade
§ 1303 Cost-of-living adjustments
§ 1304 Special provisions relating to surviving spouses
Subchapter II - Dependency and Indemnity Compensation
§ 1310 Deaths entitling survivors to dependency and indemnity compensation
§ 1311 Dependency and indemnity compensation to a surviving spouse
§ 1312 Benefits in certain cases of in-service or service-connected deaths
§ 1313 Dependency and indemnity compensation to children
§ 1314 Supplemental dependency and indemnity compensation to children
§ 1315 Dependency and indemnity compensation to parents
§ 1316 Dependency and indemnity compensation in cases of prior deaths
§ 1317 Restriction on payments under this chapter
§ 1318 Benefits for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at time of death
Subchapter III - Certifications
§ 1321 Certifications with respect to pay grade
§ 1322 Certifications with respect to social security entitlement
§ 1323 Certifications with respect to circumstances of death
Chapter 15 - Pension for Non-service-connected Disability or Death or for Service
Subchapter I - General
§ 1501 Definitions
§ 1502 Determinations with respect to disability
§ 1503 Determinations with respect to annual income
§ 1504 Persons heretofore having a pensionable status
§ 1505 Payment of pension during confinement in penal institutions
§ 1506 Resource reports and overpayment adjustments
§ 1507 Disappearance
§ 1508 Frequency of payment of pension benefits
Subchapter II - Veterans Pensions
Subchapter III - Pensions to Surviving Spouses and Children
Subchapter IV - Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard Medal of Honor Roll
§ 1560 Medal of Honor Roll; persons eligible
§ 1561 Certificate
§ 1562 Special provisions relating to pension
Chapter 17 - Hospital, Nursing Home, Domiciliary, and Medical Care
Subchapter I - General
§ 1701 Definitions
§ 1702 Presumptions: psychosis after service in World War II and following periods of war; mental illness after service in the Persian Gulf War
§ 1703 Contracts for hospital care and medical services in non-Department facilities
§ 1704 Preventive health services: annual report
§ 1705 Management of health care: patient enrollment system
§ 1706 Management of health care: other requirements
§ 1707 Limitations
§ 1708 Temporary lodging
Subchapter II - Hospital, Nursing Home, or Domiciliary Care and Medical Treatment
§ 1710 Eligibility for hospital, nursing home, and domiciliary care
§ 1710A Required nursing home care
§ 1710B Extended care services
§ 1710C Traumatic brain injury: plans for rehabilitation and reintegration into the community
§ 1710D Traumatic brain injury: comprehensive program for long-term rehabilitation
§ 1710E Traumatic brain injury: use of non-Department facilities for rehabilitation
§ 1711 Care during examinations and in emergencies
§ 1712 Dental care; drugs and medicines for certain disabled veterans; vaccines
§ 1712A Eligibility for readjustment counseling and related mental health services
§ 1712B Counseling for former prisoners of war
§ 1714 Fitting and training in use of prosthetic appliances; guide dogs; service dogs
§ 1715 Tobacco for hospitalized veterans
§ 1716 Hospital care by other agencies of the United States
§ 1717 Home health services; invalid lifts and other devices
§ 1718 Therapeutic and rehabilitative activities
§ 1719 Repair or replacement of certain prosthetic and other appliances
§ 1720 Transfers for nursing home care; adult day health care
§ 1720A Treatment and rehabilitative services for persons with drug or alcohol dependency
§ 1720B Respite care
§ 1720C Noninstitutional alternatives to nursing home care
§ 1720D Counseling and treatment for sexual trauma
§ 1720E Nasopharyngeal radium irradiation
§ 1720F Comprehensive program for suicide prevention among veterans
Subchapter III - Miscellaneous Provisions Relating to Hospital and Nursing Home Care and Medical Treatment of Veterans
§ 1721 Power to make rules and regulations
§ 1722 Determination of inability to defray necessary expenses; income thresholds
§ 1722A Copayment for medications
§ 1723 Furnishing of clothing
§ 1724 Hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care abroad
§ 1725 Reimbursement for emergency treatment
§ 1726 Reimbursement for loss of personal effects by natural disaster
§ 1727 Persons eligible under prior law
§ 1728 Reimbursement of certain medical expenses
§ 1729 Recovery by the United States of the cost of certain care and services
§ 1729A Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Care Collections Fund
§ 1729B Consolidated patient accounting centers
§ 1730 Community residential care
Subchapter IV - Hospital Care and Medical Treatment for Veterans in the Republic of the Philippines
§ 1731 Assistance to the Republic of the Philippines
§ 1732 Contracts and grants to provide for the care and treatment of United States veterans by the Veterans Memorial Medical Center
§ 1733 Supervision of program by the President
§ 1734 Hospital and nursing home care and medical services in the United States
§ 1735 Definitions
Subchapter V - Payments to State Homes
§ 1741 Criteria for payment
§ 1742 Inspections of such homes; restrictions on beneficiaries
§ 1743 Applications
§ 1744 Hiring and retention of nurses: payments to assist States
§ 1745 Nursing home care and medications for veterans with service-connected disabilities
Subchapter VI - Sickle Cell Anemia
§ 1751 Screening, counseling, and medical treatment
§ 1752 Research
§ 1753 Voluntary participation; confidentiality
§ 1754 Reports
Subchapter VIII - Health Care of Persons Other Than Veterans
§ 1781 Medical care for survivors and dependents of certain veterans
§ 1782 Counseling, training, and mental health services for immediate family members
§ 1783 Bereavement counseling
§ 1784 Humanitarian care
§ 1785 Care and services during certain disasters and emergencies
Chapter 18 - Benefits for Children of Vietnam Veterans and Certain Other Veterans
Subchapter I - Children of Vietnam Veterans Born With Spina Bifida
§ 1802 Spina bifida conditions covered
§ 1803 Health care
§ 1804 Vocational training and rehabilitation
§ 1805 Monetary allowance
Subchapter II - Children of Women Vietnam Veterans Born With Certain Birth Defects
§ 1811 Definitions
§ 1812 Covered birth defects
§ 1813 Health care
§ 1814 Vocational training
§ 1815 Monetary allowance
§ 1816 Regulations
Subchapter III - Children of Certain Korea Service Veterans Born With Spina Bifida
§ 1821 Benefits for children of certain Korea service veterans born with spina bifida
Subchapter IV - General Provisions
§ 1831 Definitions
§ 1832 Applicability of certain administrative provisions
§ 1833 Treatment of receipt of monetary allowance and other benefits
§ 1834 Nonduplication of benefits
Chapter 19 - Insurance
Subchapter I - National Service Life Insurance
§ 1901 Definitions
§ 1902 Premium rates and policy values
§ 1903 Amount of insurance
§ 1904 Plans of insurance
§ 1905 Renewal
§ 1906 Policy provisions
§ 1907 Payment or use of dividends
§ 1908 Premium payments
§ 1909 Effective date of insurance
§ 1910 Incontestability
§ 1911 Forfeiture
§ 1912 Total disability waiver
§ 1913 Death before six months’ total disability
§ 1914 Statutory total disabilities
§ 1915 Total disability income provision
§ 1916 Insurance which matured before August 1, 1946
§ 1917 Insurance maturing on or after August 1, 1946
§ 1918 Assignments
§ 1919 National Service Life Insurance appropriation
§ 1920 National Service Life Insurance Fund
§ 1921 Extra hazard costs
§ 1922 Service disabled veterans’ insurance
§ 1922A Supplemental service disabled veterans’ insurance for totally disabled veterans
§ 1923 Veterans’ Special Life Insurance
§ 1924 In-service waiver of premiums
§ 1925 Limited period for acquiring insurance
§ 1926 Authority for higher interest rates for amounts payable to beneficiaries
§ 1927 Authority for higher monthly installments payable to certain annuitants
§ 1928 Authority for payment of interest on settlements
§ 1929 Authority to adjust premium discount rates
Subchapter II - United States Government Life Insurance
§ 1940 Definition
§ 1941 Amount of insurance
§ 1942 Plans of insurance
§ 1943 Premiums
§ 1944 Policy provisions
§ 1945 Renewal
§ 1946 Dividends to pay premiums
§ 1947 Incontestability
§ 1948 Total disability provision
§ 1949 Change of beneficiary
§ 1950 Payment to estates
§ 1951 Payment of insurance
§ 1952 Optional settlement
§ 1953 Assignments
§ 1954 Forfeiture
§ 1955 United States Government Life Insurance Fund
§ 1956 Military and naval insurance appropriation
§ 1957 Extra hazard costs
§ 1958 Statutory total permanent disability
§ 1959 Waiver of disability for reinstatement
§ 1960 Waiver of premium payments on due date
§ 1961 Authority for higher interest rates for amounts payable to beneficiaries
§ 1962 Authority for higher monthly installments payable to certain annuitants
§ 1963 Authority for payment of interest on settlements
Subchapter III - Servicemembers Group Life Insurance
§ 1965 Definitions
§ 1966 Eligible insurance companies
§ 1967 Persons insured; amount
§ 1968 Duration and termination of coverage; conversion
§ 1969 Deductions; payment; investment; expenses
§ 1970 Beneficiaries; payment of insurance
§ 1971 Basic tables of premiums; readjustment of rates
§ 1972 Benefit certificates
§ 1973 Forfeiture
§ 1974 Advisory Council on Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance
§ 1975 Jurisdiction of District Courts
§ 1976 Effective date
§ 1977 Veterans’ Group Life Insurance
§ 1978 Reinstatement
§ 1979 Incontestability
§ 1980 Option to receive accelerated death benefit
§ 1980A Traumatic injury protection
Subchapter IV - General
§ 1981 Replacement of surrendered and expired insurance
§ 1982 Administrative cost
§ 1983 Settlements for minors or incompetents
§ 1984 Suits on insurance
§ 1985 Decisions by the Secretary
§ 1986 Deposits in and disbursements from trust funds
§ 1987 Penalties
§ 1988 Savings provision
Chapter 20 - Benefits for Homeless Veterans
Subchapter I - Purpose; Definitions; Administrative Matters
§ 2001 Purpose
§ 2002 Definitions
§ 2003 Staffing requirements
Subchapter II - Comprehensive Service Programs
§ 2011 Grants
§ 2012 Per diem payments
§ 2013 Authorization of appropriations
Subchapter III - Training and Outreach
§ 2021 Homeless veterans reintegration programs
§ 2022 Coordination of outreach services for veterans at risk of homelessness
§ 2023 Referral and counseling services: veterans at risk of homelessness who are transitioning from certain institutions
Subchapter IV - Treatment and Rehabilitation for Seriously Mentally Ill and Homeless Veterans
§ 2031 General treatment
§ 2032 Therapeutic housing
§ 2033 Additional services at certain locations
§ 2034 Coordination with other agencies and organizations
Subchapter V - Housing Assistance
§ 2041 Housing assistance for homeless veterans
§ 2042 Supported housing for veterans participating in compensated work therapies
§ 2043 Domiciliary care programs
§ 2044 Financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing
Subchapter VI - Loan Guarantee for Multifamily Transitional Housing
§ 2051 General authority
§ 2052 Requirements
§ 2053 Default
§ 2054 Audit
Subchapter VII - Other Provisions
§ 2061 Grant program for homeless veterans with special needs
§ 2062 Dental care
§ 2063 Employment assistance
§ 2064 Technical assistance grants for nonprofit community-based groups
§ 2065 Annual report on assistance to homeless veterans
§ 2066 Advisory Committee on Homeless Veterans
Chapter 21 - Specially Adapted Housing for Disabled Veterans
§ 2101 Acquisition and adaptation of housing: eligible veterans
§ 2101A Eligibility for benefits and assistance: members of the Armed Forces with service-connected disabilities; individuals residing outside the United States
§ 2102 Limitations on assistance furnished
§ 2102A Assistance for individuals residing temporarily in housing owned by a family member
§ 2103 Furnishing of plans and specifications
§ 2104 Benefits additional to benefits under other laws
§ 2105 Nonliability of United States
§ 2106 Veterans’ mortgage life insurance
§ 2107 Coordination of administration of benefits
Chapter 23 - Burial Benefits
§ 2301 Flags
§ 2302 Funeral expenses
§ 2303 Death in Department facility; plot allowance
§ 2304 Claims for reimbursement
§ 2305 Persons eligible under prior law
§ 2306 Headstones, markers, and burial receptacles
§ 2307 Death from service-connected disability
§ 2308 Transportation of deceased veteran to a national cemetery
Chapter 24 - National Cemeteries and Memorials
§ 2400 Establishment of National Cemetery Administration; composition of Administration
§ 2401 Advisory Committee on Cemeteries and Memorials
§ 2402 Persons eligible for interment in national cemeteries
§ 2403 Memorial areas
§ 2404 Administration
§ 2405 Disposition of inactive cemeteries
§ 2406 Acquisition of lands
§ 2407 Authority to accept and maintain suitable memorials
§ 2408 Aid to States for establishment, expansion, and improvement of veterans’ cemeteries
§ 2409 Memorial areas in Arlington National Cemetery
§ 2410 Burial of cremated remains in Arlington National Cemetery
§ 2411 Prohibition against interment or memorialization in the National Cemetery Administration or Arlington National Cemetery of persons committing Federal or State capital crimes
§ 2412 Lease of land and buildings
§ 2413 Prohibition on certain demonstrations at cemeteries under control of the National Cemetery Administration and at Arlington National Cemetery
Part III - Readjustment and Related Benefits
Chapter 30 - All-volunteer Force Educational Assistance Program
Subchapter I - Purposes; Definitions
§ 3001 Purposes
§ 3002 Definitions
Subchapter II - Basic Educational Assistance
§ 3011 Basic educational assistance entitlement for service on active duty
§ 3012 Basic educational assistance entitlement for service in the Selected Reserve
§ 3013 Duration of basic educational assistance
§ 3014 Payment of basic educational assistance
§ 3014A Accelerated payment of basic educational assistance for education leading to employment in high technology occupation in high technology industry
§ 3015 Amount of basic educational assistance
§ 3016 Inservice enrollment in a program of education
§ 3017 Death benefit
§ 3018 Opportunity for certain active-duty personnel to withdraw election not to enroll
§ 3018A Opportunity for certain active-duty personnel to enroll before being involuntarily separated from service
§ 3018B Opportunity for certain persons to enroll
§ 3018C Opportunity for certain VEAP participants to enroll
§ 3019 Tutorial assistance
§ 3020 Authority to transfer unused education benefits to family members for career service members
Subchapter III - Supplemental Educational Assistance
§ 3021 Supplemental educational assistance for additional service
§ 3022 Amount of supplemental educational assistance
§ 3023 Payment of supplemental educational assistance under this subchapter
Subchapter IV - Time Limitation for Use of Eligibility and Entitlement; General and Administrative Provisions
§ 3031 Time limitation for use of eligibility and entitlement
§ 3032 Limitations on educational assistance for certain individuals
§ 3033 Bar to duplication of educational assistance benefits
§ 3034 Program administration
§ 3035 Allocation of administration and of program costs
§ 3036 Reporting requirement
Chapter 31 - Training and Rehabilitation for Veterans With Service-connected Disabilities
§ 3100 Purposes
§ 3101 Definitions
§ 3102 Basic entitlement
§ 3103 Periods of eligibility
§ 3104 Scope of services and assistance
§ 3105 Duration of rehabilitation programs
§ 3106 Initial and extended evaluations; determinations regarding serious employment handicap
§ 3107 Individualized vocational rehabilitation plan
§ 3108 Allowances
§ 3109 Entitlement to independent living services and assistance
§ 3110 Leaves of absence
§ 3111 Regulations to promote satisfactory conduct and cooperation
§ 3112 Revolving fund loans
§ 3113 Vocational rehabilitation for hospitalized members of the Armed Forces and veterans
§ 3114 Vocational rehabilitation outside the United States
§ 3115 Rehabilitation resources
§ 3116 Promotion of employment and training opportunities
§ 3117 Employment assistance
§ 3118 Personnel training, development, and qualifications
§ 3119 Rehabilitation research and special projects
§ 3120 Program of independent living services and assistance
§ 3121 Veterans’ Advisory Committee on Rehabilitation
§ 3122 Longitudinal study of vocational rehabilitation programs
Chapter 32 - Post-vietnam Era Veterans Educational Assistance
Subchapter I - Purpose; Definitions
§ 3201 Purpose
§ 3202 Definitions
Subchapter II - Eligibility; Contributions; and Matching Fund
§ 3221 Eligibility
§ 3222 Contributions; matching fund
§ 3223 Refunds of contributions upon disenrollment
§ 3224 Death of participant
§ 3225 Discharge or release under conditions which would bar the use of benefits
Subchapter III - Entitlement; Duration
§ 3231 Entitlement; loan eligibility
§ 3232 Duration; limitations
§ 3233 Apprenticeship or other on-job training
§ 3234 Tutorial assistance
Subchapter IV - Administration
§ 3241 Requirements
§ 3243 Deposits; reports
Chapter 33 - Post-9/11 Educational Assistance
Subchapter I - Definitions
§ 3301 Definitions
Subchapter II - Educational Assistance
§ 3311 Educational assistance for service in the Armed Forces commencing on or after September 11, 2001: entitlement
§ 3312 Educational assistance: duration
§ 3313 Educational assistance: amount; payment
§ 3314 Tutorial assistance
§ 3315 Licensure and certification tests
§ 3316 Supplemental educational assistance: members with critical skills or specialty; members serving additional service
§ 3317 Public-private contributions for additional educational assistance
§ 3318 Additional assistance: relocation or travel assistance for individual relocating or traveling significant distance for pursuit of a program of education
§ 3319 Authority to transfer unused education benefits to family members
Subchapter III - Administrative Provisions
§ 3321 Time limitation for use of and eligibility for entitlement
§ 3322 Bar to duplication of educational assistance benefits
§ 3323 Administration
§ 3324 Allocation of administration and costs
Chapter 34 - Veterans Educational Assistance
Subchapter I - Purpose—definitions
§ 3451 Purpose
§ 3452 Definitions
Subchapter II - Eligibility and Entitlement
§ 3461 Eligibility; entitlement; duration
§ 3462 Time limitations for completing a program of education
Subchapter III - Enrollment
§ 3470 Selection of program
§ 3471 Applications; approval
§ 3474 Discontinuance for unsatisfactory conduct or progress
§ 3476 Education outside the United States
Subchapter IV - Payments to Eligible Veterans; Veteran-student Services
§ 3481 Educational assistance allowance
§ 3482 Computation of educational assistance allowances
§ 3483 Approval of courses
§ 3484 Apprenticeship or other on-job training; correspondence courses
§ 3485 Work-study allowance
Subchapter V - Special Assistance for the Educationally Disadvantaged
§ 3490 Purpose
§ 3491 Elementary and secondary education and preparatory educational assistance
§ 3492 Tutorial assistance
§ 3493 Effect on educational entitlement
Chapter 35 - Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance
Subchapter I - Definitions
§ 3500 Purpose
§ 3501 Definitions
Subchapter II - Eligibility and Entitlement
§ 3510 Eligibility and entitlement generally
§ 3511 Duration of educational assistance
§ 3512 Periods of eligibility
§ 3513 Application
§ 3514 Processing of applications
Subchapter III - Program of Education
§ 3520 Educational and vocational counseling
§ 3521 Approval of application
§ 3523 Disapproval of enrollment in certain courses
§ 3524 Discontinuance for unsatisfactory progress
Subchapter IV - Payments to Eligible Persons
§ 3531 Educational assistance allowance
§ 3532 Computation of educational assistance allowance
§ 3533 Special assistance for the educationally disadvantaged
§ 3534 Apprenticeship or other on-job training; correspondence courses
§ 3535 Approval of courses
§ 3536 Specialized vocational training courses
§ 3537 Work-study allowance
Subchapter V - Special Restorative Training
§ 3540 Purpose
§ 3541 Entitlement to special restorative training
§ 3542 Special training allowance
§ 3543 Special administrative provisions
Subchapter VI - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3561 Authority and duties of Secretary
§ 3562 Nonduplication of benefits
§ 3563 Notification of eligibility
§ 3564 Annual adjustment of amounts of educational assistance
Subchapter VII - Philippine Commonwealth Army and Philippine Scouts
§ 3565 Children of certain Philippine veterans
§ 3566 Definitions
Chapter 36 - Administration of Educational Benefits
Subchapter I - State Approving Agencies
§ 3670 Scope of approval
§ 3671 Designation
§ 3672 Approval of courses
§ 3673 Approval activities: cooperation and coordination of activities
§ 3674 Reimbursement of expenses
§ 3674A Evaluations of agency performance; qualifications and performance of agency personnel
§ 3675 Approval of accredited courses
§ 3676 Approval of nonaccredited courses
§ 3677 Approval of training on the job
§ 3678 Notice of approval of courses
§ 3679 Disapproval of courses
Subchapter II - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 3680 Payment of educational assistance or subsistence allowances
§ 3680A Disapproval of enrollment in certain courses
§ 3681 Limitations on educational assistance
§ 3682 Control by agencies of the United States
§ 3683 Conflicting interests
§ 3684 Reports by veterans, eligible persons, and institutions; reporting fee
§ 3684A Procedures relating to computer matching program
§ 3685 Overpayments to eligible persons or veterans
§ 3686 Correspondence courses
§ 3687 Apprenticeship or other on-job training
§ 3688 Measurement of courses
§ 3689 Approval requirements for licensing and certification testing
§ 3690 Overcharges by educational institutions; discontinuance of allowances; examination of records; false or misleading statements
§ 3691 Change of program
§ 3692 Advisory committee
§ 3693 Compliance surveys
§ 3694 Use of other Federal agencies
§ 3695 Limitation on period of assistance under two or more programs
§ 3696 Limitation on certain advertising, sales, and enrollment practices
§ 3697 Funding of contract educational and vocational counseling
§ 3697A Educational and vocational counseling
Chapter 37 - Housing and Small Business Loans
Subchapter I - General
§ 3701 Definitions
§ 3702 Basic entitlement
§ 3703 Basic provisions relating to loan guaranty and insurance
§ 3704 Restrictions on loans
§ 3705 Warranties
§ 3706 Escrow of deposits and downpayments
§ 3707 Adjustable rate mortgages
§ 3707A Hybrid adjustable rate mortgages
§ 3708 Authority to buy down interest rates: pilot program
Subchapter II - Loans
§ 3710 Purchase or construction of homes
§ 3711 Direct loans to veterans
§ 3712 Loans to purchase manufactured homes and lots
§ 3713 Release from liability under guaranty
§ 3714 Assumptions; release from liability
Subchapter III - Administrative Provisions
§ 3720 Powers of Secretary
§ 3721 Incontestability
§ 3722 Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund
§ 3726 Withholding of payments, benefits, etc.
§ 3727 Expenditures to correct or compensate for structural defects in mortgaged homes
§ 3728 Exemption from State anti-usury provisions
§ 3729 Loan fee
§ 3730 Use of attorneys in court
§ 3731 Appraisals
§ 3732 Procedure on default
§ 3733 Property management
§ 3734 Annual submission of information on the Veterans Housing Benefit Program Fund and housing programs
§ 3736 Reporting requirements
Subchapter IV - Small Business Loans
§ 3741 Definitions
§ 3742 Small business loan program
§ 3743 Liability on loans
§ 3744 Approval of loans by the Secretary
§ 3745 Interest on loans
§ 3746 Maturity of loans
§ 3747 Eligible financial institutions
§ 3748 Preference for disabled veterans
§ 3749 Revolving fund
§ 3750 Incorporation of other provisions by the Secretary
§ 3751 Termination of program
Subchapter V - Direct Housing Loans for Native American Veterans
§ 3761 Direct housing loans to Native American veterans; program authority
§ 3762 Direct housing loans to Native American veterans; program administration
§ 3763 Native American Veteran Housing Loan Program Account
§ 3764 Qualified non-Native American veterans
§ 3765 Definitions
Chapter 39 - Automobiles and Adaptive Equipment for Certain Disabled Veterans and Members of the Armed Forces
§ 3901 Definitions
§ 3902 Assistance for providing automobile and adaptive equipment
§ 3903 Limitations on assistance; special training courses
§ 3904 Research and development
Chapter 41 - Job Counseling, Training, and Placement Service for Veterans
§ 4100 Findings
§ 4101 Definitions
§ 4102 Purpose
§ 4102A Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans’ Employment and Training; program functions; Regional Administrators
§ 4103 Directors and Assistant Directors for Veterans’ Employment and Training; additional Federal personnel
§ 4103A Disabled veterans’ outreach program
§ 4104 Local veterans’ employment representatives
§ 4105 Cooperation of Federal agencies
§ 4106 Estimate of funds for administration; authorization of appropriations
§ 4107 Administrative controls; annual report
§ 4108 Cooperation and coordination
§ 4109 National Veterans’ Employment and Training Services Institute
§ 4110 Advisory Committee on Veterans Employment, Training, and Employer Outreach
§ 4110A Special unemployment study
§ 4110B Coordination and nonduplication
§ 4112 Performance incentive awards for quality employment, training, and placement services
§ 4113 Outstationing of Transition Assistance Program personnel
§ 4114 Credentialing and licensure of veterans: demonstration project
Chapter 42 - Employment and Training of Veterans
§ 4211 Definitions
§ 4212 Veterans’ employment emphasis under Federal contracts
§ 4213 Eligibility requirements for veterans under Federal employment and training programs
§ 4214 Employment within the Federal Government
§ 4215 Priority of service for veterans in Department of Labor job training programs
Chapter 43 - Employment and Reemployment Rights of Members of the Uniformed Services
Subchapter I - General
§ 4301 Purposes; sense of Congress
§ 4302 Relation to other law and plans or agreements
§ 4303 Definitions
§ 4304 Character of service
Subchapter II - Employment and Reemployment Rights and Limitations; Prohibitions
§ 4311 Discrimination against persons who serve in the uniformed services and acts of reprisal prohibited
§ 4312 Reemployment rights of persons who serve in the uniformed services
§ 4313 Reemployment positions
§ 4314 Reemployment by the Federal Government
§ 4315 Reemployment by certain Federal agencies
§ 4316 Rights, benefits, and obligations of persons absent from employment for service in a uniformed service
§ 4317 Health plans
§ 4318 Employee pension benefit plans
§ 4319 Employment and reemployment rights in foreign countries
Subchapter III - Procedures for Assistance, Enforcement, and Investigation
§ 4321 Assistance in obtaining reemployment or other employment rights or benefits
§ 4322 Enforcement of employment or reemployment rights
§ 4323 Enforcement of rights with respect to a State or private employer
§ 4324 Enforcement of rights with respect to Federal executive agencies
§ 4325 Enforcement of rights with respect to certain Federal agencies
§ 4326 Conduct of investigation; subpoenas
§ 4327 Noncompliance of Federal officials with deadlines; inapplicability of statutes of limitations
Subchapter IV - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 4331 Regulations
§ 4332 Reports
§ 4333 Outreach
§ 4334 Notice of rights and duties
§ 4335 Training for Federal executive agency human resources personnel on employment and reemployment rights and limitations
Part IV - General Administrative Provisions
Chapter 51 - Claims, Effective Dates, and Payments
Subchapter I - Claims
§ 5100 Definition of "claimant"
§ 5101 Claims and forms
§ 5102 Application forms furnished upon request; notice to claimants of incomplete applications
§ 5103 Notice to claimants of required information and evidence
§ 5103A Duty to assist claimants
§ 5104 Decisions and notices of decisions
§ 5105 Joint applications for social security and dependency and indemnity compensation
§ 5106 Furnishing of information by other agencies
§ 5107 Claimant responsibility; benefit of the doubt
§ 5108 Reopening disallowed claims
§ 5109 Independent medical opinions
§ 5109A Revision of decisions on grounds of clear and unmistakable error
§ 5109B Expedited treatment of remanded claims
Subchapter II - Effective Dates
§ 5110 Effective dates of awards
§ 5111 Commencement of period of payment
§ 5112 Effective dates of reductions and discontinuances
§ 5113 Effective dates of educational benefits
Subchapter III - Payment of Benefits
§ 5120 Payment of benefits; delivery
§ 5121 Payment of certain accrued benefits upon death of a beneficiary
§ 5121A Substitution in case of death of claimant
§ 5122 Cancellation of checks mailed to deceased payees
§ 5123 Rounding down of pension rates
§ 5124 Acceptance of claimant’s statement as proof of relationship
§ 5125 Acceptance of reports of private physician examinations
§ 5126 Benefits not to be denied based on lack of mailing address
Chapter 53 - Special Provisions Relating to Benefits
§ 5301 Nonassignability and exempt status of benefits
§ 5302 Waiver of recovery of claims by the United States
§ 5303 Certain bars to benefits
§ 5303A Minimum active-duty service requirement
§ 5304 Prohibition against duplication of benefits
§ 5305 Waiver of retired pay
§ 5306 Renouncement of right to benefits
§ 5307 Apportionment of benefits
§ 5308 Withholding benefits of persons in territory of the enemy
§ 5309 Payment of certain withheld benefits
§ 5310 Payment of benefits for month of death
§ 5311 Prohibition of certain benefit payments
§ 5312 Annual adjustment of certain benefit rates
§ 5313 Limitation on payment of compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation to persons incarcerated for conviction of a felony
§ 5313A Limitation on payment of clothing allowance to incarcerated veterans
§ 5313B Prohibition on providing certain benefits with respect to persons who are fugitive felons
§ 5314 Indebtedness offsets
§ 5315 Interest and administrative cost charges on delinquent payments of certain amounts due the United States
§ 5316 Authority to sue to collect certain debts
§ 5317 Use of income information from other agencies: notice and verification
§ 5317A Use of income information from other agencies: independent verification required before termination or reduction of certain benefits and services
§ 5318 Review of Social Security Administration death information
§ 5319 Limitations on access to financial records
Chapter 55 - Minors, Incompetents, and Other Wards
§ 5501 Commitment actions
§ 5502 Payments to and supervision of fiduciaries
§ 5503 Hospitalized veterans and estates of incompetent institutionalized veterans
§ 5504 Administration of trust funds
§ 5506 Definition of "fiduciary"
§ 5507 Inquiry, investigations, and qualification of fiduciaries
§ 5508 Periodic onsite reviews of institutional fiduciaries
§ 5509 Authority to require fiduciary to receive payments at regional offices of the Department when failing to provide required accounting
§ 5510 Annual report
Chapter 57 - Records and Investigations
Subchapter I - Records
§ 5701 Confidential nature of claims
§ 5702 Furnishing of records
§ 5703 Certification of records of District of Columbia
§ 5704 Transcript of trial records
§ 5705 Confidentiality of medical quality-assurance records
Subchapter II - Investigations
§ 5711 Authority to issue subpoenas
§ 5712 Validity of affidavits
§ 5713 Disobedience to subpoena
Subchapter III - Information Security
§ 5721 Purpose
§ 5722 Policy
§ 5723 Responsibilities
§ 5724 Provision of credit protection and other services
§ 5725 Contracts for data processing or maintenance
§ 5726 Reports and notice to Congress on data breaches
§ 5727 Definitions
§ 5728 Authorization of appropriations
Chapter 59 - Agents and Attorneys
§ 5901 Prohibition against acting as claims agent or attorney
§ 5902 Recognition of representatives of organizations
§ 5903 Recognition with respect to particular claims
§ 5904 Recognition of agents and attorneys generally
§ 5905 Penalty for certain acts
Chapter 61 - Penal and Forfeiture Provisions
§ 6101 Misappropriation by fiduciaries
§ 6102 Fraudulent acceptance of payments
§ 6103 Forfeiture for fraud
§ 6104 Forfeiture for treason
§ 6105 Forfeiture for subversive activities
§ 6106 Misuse of benefits by fiduciaries
§ 6107 Reissuance of benefits
§ 6108 Authority for judicial orders of restitution
Chapter 63 - Outreach Activities
§ 6301 Purpose; definitions
§ 6302 Biennial plan
§ 6303 Outreach services
§ 6304 Veterans assistance offices
§ 6305 Outstationing of counseling and outreach personnel
§ 6306 Use of other agencies
§ 6307 Outreach for eligible dependents
§ 6308 Biennial report to Congress
Part V - Boards, Administrations, and Services
Chapter 71 - Board of Veterans Appeals
§ 7101 Composition of Board of Veterans’ Appeals
§ 7101A Members of Board: appointment; pay; performance review
§ 7102 Assignment of members of Board
§ 7103 Reconsideration; correction of obvious errors
§ 7104 Jurisdiction of the Board
§ 7105 Filing of notice of disagreement and appeal
§ 7105A Simultaneously contested claims
§ 7106 Administrative appeals
§ 7107 Appeals: dockets; hearings
§ 7108 Rejection of applications
§ 7109 Independent medical opinions
§ 7111 Revision of decisions on grounds of clear and unmistakable error
§ 7112 Expedited treatment of remanded claims
Chapter 72 - United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Subchapter I - Organization and Jurisdiction
§ 7251 Status
§ 7252 Jurisdiction; finality of decisions
§ 7253 Composition
§ 7254 Organization
§ 7255 Offices
§ 7256 Times and places of sessions
§ 7257 Recall of retired judges
Subchapter II - Procedure
§ 7261 Scope of review
§ 7262 Fee for filing appeals
§ 7263 Representation of parties; fee agreements
§ 7264 Rules of practice and procedure
§ 7265 Contempt authority; assistance to the Court
§ 7266 Notice of appeal
§ 7267 Decisions
§ 7268 Availability of proceedings
§ 7269 Publication of decisions
Subchapter III - Miscellaneous Provisions
§ 7281 Employees
§ 7282 Budget and expenditures
§ 7283 Disposition of fees
§ 7284 Fee for transcript of record
§ 7285 Practice and registration fees
§ 7286 Judicial Conference of the Court
§ 7287 Administration
§ 7288 Annual report
Subchapter IV - Decisions and Review
§ 7291 Date when Court decision becomes final
§ 7292 Review by United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Subchapter V - Retirement and Survivors Annuities
§ 7296 Retirement of judges
§ 7297 Survivor annuities
§ 7298 Retirement Fund
§ 7299 Limitation on activities of retired judges
Chapter 73 - Veterans Health Administration—organization and Functions
Subchapter I - Organization
§ 7301 Functions of Veterans Health Administration: in general
§ 7302 Functions of Veterans Health Administration: health-care personnel education and training programs
§ 7303 Functions of Veterans Health Administration: research programs
§ 7304 Regulations
§ 7305 Divisions of Veterans Health Administration
§ 7306 Office of the Under Secretary for Health
§ 7307 Office of Research Oversight
§ 7308 Office of Rural Health
Subchapter II - General Authority and Administration
§ 7311 Quality assurance
§ 7312 Special medical advisory group
§ 7313 Advisory committees: affiliated institutions
§ 7314 Geriatric research, education, and clinical centers
§ 7315 Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee
§ 7316 Malpractice and negligence suits: defense by United States
§ 7317 Hazardous research projects: indemnification of contractors
§ 7318 National Center for Preventive Health
§ 7319 Mammography quality standards
§ 7320 Centers for mental illness research, education, and clinical activities
§ 7321 Committee on Care of Severely Chronically Mentally Ill Veterans
§ 7322 Breast cancer mammography policy
§ 7323 Required consultations with nurses
§ 7324 Annual report on use of authorities to enhance retention of experienced nurses
§ 7325 Medical emergency preparedness centers
§ 7326 Education and training programs on medical response to consequences of terrorist activities
§ 7327 Centers for research, education, and clinical activities on complex multi-trauma associated with combat injuries
§ 7328 Medical preparedness centers
§ 7329 Parkinson’s Disease research, education, and clinical centers
§ 7330 Multiple sclerosis centers of excellence
§ 7330A Epilepsy centers of excellence
Subchapter III - Protection of Patient Rights
§ 7331 Informed consent
§ 7332 Confidentiality of certain medical records
§ 7333 Nondiscrimination against alcohol and drug abusers and persons infected with the human immunodeficiency virus
§ 7334 Regulations
Subchapter IV - Research Corporations
§ 7361 Authority to establish; status
§ 7362 Purpose of corporations
§ 7363 Board of directors; executive director
§ 7364 General powers
§ 7364A Coverage of employees under certain Federal tort claims laws
§ 7365 Applicable State law
§ 7366 Accountability and oversight
Chapter 74 - Veterans Health Administration—personnel
Subchapter I - Appointments
§ 7401 Appointments in Veterans Health Administration
§ 7402 Qualifications of appointees
§ 7403 Period of appointments; promotions
§ 7404 Grades and pay scales
§ 7405 Temporary full-time appointments, part-time appointments, and without-compensation appointments
§ 7406 Residencies and internships
§ 7407 Administrative provisions for section 7405 and 7406 appointments
§ 7408 Appointment of additional employees
§ 7409 Contracts for scarce medical specialist services
§ 7410 Additional pay authorities
§ 7411 Full-time board-certified physicians and dentists: reimbursement of continuing professional education expenses
Subchapter II - Collective Bargaining and Personnel Administration
§ 7421 Personnel administration: in general
§ 7422 Collective bargaining
§ 7423 Personnel administration: full-time employees
§ 7424 Travel expenses of certain employees
§ 7425 Employees: laws not applicable
§ 7426 Retirement rights
Subchapter III - Pay for Physicians and Dentists
§ 7431 Pay
§ 7432 Pay of Under Secretary for Health
§ 7433 Administrative matters
Subchapter IV - Pay for Nurses and Other Health-care Personnel
§ 7451 Nurses and other health-care personnel: competitive pay
§ 7452 Nurses and other health-care personnel: administration of pay
§ 7453 Nurses: additional pay
§ 7454 Physician assistants and other health care professionals: additional pay
§ 7455 Increases in rates of basic pay
§ 7456 Nurses: special rules for weekend duty
§ 7456A Nurses: alternate work schedules
§ 7457 On-call pay
§ 7458 Recruitment and retention bonus pay
Subchapter V - Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
§ 7461 Adverse actions: section 7401(1) employees
§ 7462 Major adverse actions involving professional conduct or competence
§ 7463 Other adverse actions
§ 7464 Disciplinary Appeals Boards
Subchapter VI - Regional Medical Education Centers
§ 7471 Designation of Regional Medical Education Centers
§ 7472 Supervision and staffing of Centers
§ 7473 Personnel eligible for training
§ 7474 Consultation
Chapter 76 - Health Professionals Educational Assistance Program
Subchapter I - General
§ 7601 Establishment of program; purpose
§ 7602 Eligibility
§ 7603 Application and acceptance
§ 7604 Terms of agreement
Subchapter II - Scholarship Program
§ 7611 Authority for program
§ 7612 Eligibility; application; agreement
§ 7613 Scholarship
§ 7614 Part-time students
§ 7615 Status of participants
§ 7616 Obligated service
§ 7617 Breach of agreement: liability
§ 7618 Expiration of program
Subchapter III - Tuition Reimbursement Program
§ 7621 Authority for program
§ 7622 Eligibility; application; agreement
§ 7623 Obligated service
§ 7624 Breach of agreement: liability
§ 7625 Allocation and distribution of funding
Subchapter IV - Administrative Matters
§ 7631 Periodic adjustments in amount of assistance
§ 7632 Annual report
§ 7633 Regulations
§ 7634 Breach of agreement; waiver of liability
§ 7635 Service in other agencies
§ 7636 Exemption of educational assistance payments from taxation
Subchapter V - Stipend Program for Members of the Selected Reserve
§ 7651 Authority for program
§ 7652 Eligibility: individuals entitled to benefits under the GI Bill program for members of the Selected Reserve
§ 7653 Amount of assistance
§ 7654 Obligated service
§ 7655 Breach of agreement; liability
Subchapter VI - Employee Incentive Scholarship Program
§ 7671 Authority for program
§ 7672 Eligibility; agreement
§ 7673 Scholarship
§ 7674 Obligated service
§ 7675 Breach of agreement: liability
Subchapter VII - Education Debt Reduction Program
§ 7681 Authority for program
§ 7682 Eligibility
§ 7683 Education debt reduction
Chapter 77 - Veterans Benefits Administration
Subchapter I - Organization; General
§ 7701 Organization of the Administration
§ 7703 Functions of the Administration
Subchapter II - Quality Assurance
§ 7731 Establishment
§ 7732 Functions
§ 7732A Employee certification
§ 7733 Personnel
§ 7734 Annual report to Congress
Chapter 78 - Veterans Canteen Service
§ 7801 Purpose of Veterans’ Canteen Service
§ 7802 Duties of Secretary with respect to Service
§ 7803 Operation of Service
§ 7804 Financing of Service
§ 7805 Revolving fund
§ 7806 Budget of Service
§ 7807 Audit of accounts
§ 7808 Service to be independent unit
§ 7809 Child-care centers
§ 7810 Exemption from personnel ceilings
Chapter 79 - Information Security Education Assistance Program
§ 7901 Programs; purpose
§ 7902 Scholarship program
§ 7903 Education debt reduction program
§ 7904 Preferences in awarding financial assistance
§ 7905 Requirement of honorable discharge for veterans receiving assistance
§ 7906 Regulations
§ 7907 Termination
Part VI - Acquisition and Disposition of Property
Chapter 81 - Acquisition and Operation of Hospital and Domiciliary Facilities; Procurement and Supply; Enhanced-use Leases of Real Property
Subchapter I - Acquisition and Operation of Medical Facilities
§ 8101 Definitions
§ 8102 Acquisition of medical facilities
§ 8103 Authority to construct and alter, and to acquire sites for, medical facilities
§ 8104 Congressional approval of certain medical facility acquisitions
§ 8105 Structural requirements
§ 8106 Construction contracts
§ 8107 Operational and construction plans for medical facilities
§ 8108 Contributions to local authorities
§ 8109 Parking facilities
§ 8110 Operation of medical facilities
§ 8111 Sharing of Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense health care resources
§ 8111A Furnishing of health-care services to members of the Armed Forces during a war or national emergency
§ 8112 Partial relinquishment of legislative jurisdiction
§ 8113 Property formerly owned by National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
§ 8114 Use of federally owned facilities; use of personnel
§ 8115 Acceptance of certain property
§ 8116 Nursing home revolving fund
§ 8117 Emergency preparedness
§ 8118 Authority for transfer of real property; Department of Veterans Affairs Capital Asset Fund
§ 8119 Annual report on outpatient clinics
Subchapter II - Procurement and Supply
§ 8121 Revolving supply fund
§ 8122 Authority to procure and dispose of property and to negotiate for common services
§ 8123 Procurement of prosthetic appliances
§ 8124 Grant of easements in Government-owned lands
§ 8125 Procurement of health-care items
§ 8126 Limitation on prices of drugs procured by Department and certain other Federal agencies
§ 8127 Small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans: contracting goals and preferences
§ 8128 Small business concerns owned and controlled by veterans: contracting priority
Subchapter III - State Home Facilities for Furnishing Domiciliary, Nursing Home, and Hospital Care
§ 8131 Definitions
§ 8132 Declaration of purpose
§ 8133 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8134 General regulations
§ 8135 Applications with respect to projects; payments
§ 8136 Recapture provisions
§ 8137 State control of operations
§ 8138 Treatment of certain health facilities as State homes
Subchapter IV - Sharing of Medical Facilities, Equipment, and Information
§ 8151 Statement of congressional purpose
§ 8152 Definitions
§ 8153 Sharing of health-care resources
§ 8154 Exchange of medical information
§ 8155 Pilot programs; grants to medical schools
§ 8156 Coordination with health services development activities carried out under the National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974
§ 8157 Joint title to medical equipment
§ 8158 Deposit in escrow
Subchapter V - Enhanced-use Leases of Real Property
§ 8161 Definitions
§ 8162 Enhanced-use leases
§ 8163 Hearing and notice requirements regarding proposed leases
§ 8164 Authority for disposition of leased property
§ 8165 Use of proceeds
§ 8166 Construction standards
§ 8167 Exemption from State and local taxes
§ 8169 Expiration
Chapter 82 - Assistance in Establishing New State Medical Schools; Grants to Affiliated Medical Schools; Assistance to Health Manpower Training Institutions
§ 8201 Coordination with public health programs; administration
Subchapter I - Pilot Program for Assistance in the Establishment of New State Medical Schools
§ 8211 Declaration of purpose
§ 8212 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8213 Pilot program assistance
§ 8214 Limitations
Subchapter II - Grants to Affiliated Medical Schools
§ 8221 Declaration of purpose
§ 8222 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8223 Grants
Subchapter III - Assistance to Public and Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Learning, Hospitals and Other Health Manpower Institutions Affiliated With the Department to Increase the Production of Professional and Other Health Personnel
§ 8231 Declaration of purpose
§ 8232 Definition
§ 8233 Grants
Subchapter IV - Expansion of Department Hospital Education and Training Capacity
§ 8241 Expenditures to remodel and make special allocations to Department hospitals for health manpower education and training
Subchapter I - Pilot Program for Assistance in the Establishment of New State Medical Schools
§ 8211 Declaration of purpose
§ 8212 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8213 Pilot program assistance
§ 8214 Limitations
Subchapter II - Grants to Affiliated Medical Schools
§ 8221 Declaration of purpose
§ 8222 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8223 Grants
Subchapter III - Assistance to Public and Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Learning, Hospitals and Other Health Manpower Institutions Affiliated With the Department to Increase the Production of Professional and Other Health Personnel
§ 8231 Declaration of purpose
§ 8232 Definition
§ 8233 Grants
Subchapter IV - Expansion of Department Hospital Education and Training Capacity
§ 8241 Expenditures to remodel and make special allocations to Department hospitals for health manpower education and training
Subchapter I - Pilot Program for Assistance in the Establishment of New State Medical Schools
§ 8211 Declaration of purpose
§ 8212 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8213 Pilot program assistance
§ 8214 Limitations
Subchapter II - Grants to Affiliated Medical Schools
§ 8221 Declaration of purpose
§ 8222 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8223 Grants
Subchapter III - Assistance to Public and Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Learning, Hospitals and Other Health Manpower Institutions Affiliated With the Department to Increase the Production of Professional and Other Health Personnel
§ 8231 Declaration of purpose
§ 8232 Definition
§ 8233 Grants
Subchapter IV - Expansion of Department Hospital Education and Training Capacity
§ 8241 Expenditures to remodel and make special allocations to Department hospitals for health manpower education and training
Subchapter I - Pilot Program for Assistance in the Establishment of New State Medical Schools
§ 8211 Declaration of purpose
§ 8212 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8213 Pilot program assistance
§ 8214 Limitations
Subchapter II - Grants to Affiliated Medical Schools
§ 8221 Declaration of purpose
§ 8222 Authorization of appropriations
§ 8223 Grants
Subchapter III - Assistance to Public and Nonprofit Institutions of Higher Learning, Hospitals and Other Health Manpower Institutions Affiliated With the Department to Increase the Production of Professional and Other Health Personnel
§ 8231 Declaration of purpose
§ 8232 Definition
§ 8233 Grants
Subchapter IV - Expansion of Department Hospital Education and Training Capacity
§ 8241 Expenditures to remodel and make special allocations to Department hospitals for health manpower education and training
Chapter 83 - Acceptance of Gifts and Bequests
§ 8301 Authority to accept gifts, devises, and bequests
§ 8302 Legal proceedings
§ 8303 Restricted gifts
§ 8304 Disposition of property
§ 8305 Savings provision
Chapter 85 - Disposition of Deceased Veterans Personal Property
Subchapter I - Property Left on Department Facility
§ 8501 Vesting of property left by decedents
§ 8502 Disposition of unclaimed personal property
§ 8503 Notice of provisions of this subchapter
§ 8504 Disposition of other unclaimed property
§ 8505 Sale or other disposition of property
§ 8506 Notice of sale
§ 8507 Payment of small shipping charges
§ 8508 Relinquishment of Federal jurisdiction
§ 8509 Definitions
§ 8510 Finality of decisions
Subchapter II - Death While Patient of Department Facility
§ 8520 Vesting of property left by decedents
§ 8521 Presumption of contract for disposition of personalty
§ 8522 Sale of assets accruing to the Fund
§ 8523 Disbursements from the Fund
§ 8524 Disposal of remaining assets
§ 8525 Court actions
§ 8526 Filing of claims for assets
§ 8527 Notice of provisions of subchapter
§ 8528 Investment of the Fund