38 CFR 3.1602 - Special conditions governing payments.

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§ 3.1602 Special conditions governing payments.
(a) Two or more persons expended funds. If two or more persons have paid from their personal funds toward the burial, funeral, plot, interment and transportation expenses, the burial and plot or interment allowance will be divided among such persons in accordance with the proportionate share paid by each, unless waiver is executed in favor of one of such persons by the other person or persons involved. The person in whose favor payment is waived will not be allowed a sum greater than that which was paid by such person. (See § 3.1601(a)(3).)
(b) Person who performed services. A person who performed burial, funeral, and transportation services or furnished the burial plot will have priority over claims of persons whose personal funds were expended.
(c) Partial payment. Where partial payment of the expenses of the burial, funeral and transportation of the body are made from funds of the veteran's estate and the balance from the personal funds of another person, the claim of the other person has priority.
(d) Escheat. No payment of burial allowance or plot or interment allowance will be made where it would escheat.
[26 FR 1621, Feb. 24, 1961, as amended at 38 FR 30107, Nov. 1, 1973; 41 FR 38771, Sept. 13, 1976]

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-09-12; vol. 79 # 177 - Friday, September 12, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54608 - Special Home Adaptation Grants for Members of the Armed Forces and Veterans With Certain Vision Impairment
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective September 12, 2014. Applicability Date: The provisions of this final rule apply to all applications for benefits that are received by VA on or after October 1, 2012, the statutory effective date of the amendment, or that are pending before VA, the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, or the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on or after October 1, 2012.
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U.S. Code: Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS
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Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR 3 after this date.

  • 2014-09-12; vol. 79 # 177 - Friday, September 12, 2014
    1. 79 FR 54608 - Special Home Adaptation Grants for Members of the Armed Forces and Veterans With Certain Vision Impairment
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective September 12, 2014. Applicability Date: The provisions of this final rule apply to all applications for benefits that are received by VA on or after October 1, 2012, the statutory effective date of the amendment, or that are pending before VA, the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, or the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on or after October 1, 2012.
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