38 CFR 3.806 - Death gratuity; certification.

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§ 3.806 Death gratuity; certification.
(a) Where a veteran dies on or after January 1, 1957, and during the 120-day period which begins on the day following the date of his or her discharge or release from active duty, active duty for training, or inactive training duty, the Department of Veterans Affairs will certify that fact to the Secretary concerned if the Department of Veterans Affairs determines on the basis of a claim filed with it that:
(1) Death resulted from:
(i) Disease or injury incurred or aggravated while on such active duty or active duty for training; or
(ii) Injury incurred or aggravated while on such inactive duty training; and
(2) The deceased person was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable.
(b) In all cases, other than listed in paragraph (a) of this section, the certification will be furnished at the request of the Secretary concerned.
(c) For the purposes of this section, line of duty is not a factor. The standards, criteria, and procedures for determining incurrence or aggravation of a disease or injury under paragraph (a) of this section are those applicable under disability and death compensation laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1323)
[26 FR 1605, Feb. 24, 1961, as amended at 40 FR 54245, Nov. 21, 1975]

Title 38 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-06-06; vol. 79 # 109 - Friday, June 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 32653 - Burial Benefits
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: The final rule is effective July 7, 2014. Applicability Date: This final rule applies to claims for burial benefits pending on or after July 7, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 3

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
U.S. Code: Title 28 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS
Statutes at Large
Public Laws

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.

  • 2014-06-06; vol. 79 # 109 - Friday, June 6, 2014
    1. 79 FR 32653 - Burial Benefits
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: The final rule is effective July 7, 2014. Applicability Date: This final rule applies to claims for burial benefits pending on or after July 7, 2014.
      38 CFR Part 3