38 CFR 9.2 - Effective date; applications.

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§ 9.2 Effective date; applications.
(a) The effective date of Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance will be in accordance with provisions set forth in 38 U.S.C. 1967.
(b) The effective date of Veterans' Group Life Insurance will be as follows:
(1) For members whose Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance coverage ceases under 38 U.S.C. 1968 (a)(1)(A) and 38 U.S.C. 1968(a)(4), the effective date shall be the 121st day after termination of duty. An application and the initial premium must be received by the administrative office within 120 days following termination of duty or separation or release from such assignment.
(2) For members whose Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance coverage was extended because of total disability, the effective date shall be the day following the end of the 1-year period of extended coverage or the day following the end of the total disability, whichever is the earlier date, but in no event before the 121st day following termination of duty. An application and the initial premium must be received by the administrative office within 1 year following termination of duty.
(3) For members who qualify for coverage under 38 U.S.C. 1967(b), the effective date shall be the 121st day after termination of duty. An application, the initial premium, and proof of disability must be received by the administrative office within 120 days following termination of duty.
(4) For members of the Individual Ready Reserve or the Inactive National Guard, the effective date shall be the date an application and the initial premium are received by the administrative office. The application and initial premium must be received by the administrative office within 120 days of becoming a member of either organization.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1977)
(c) If either an application or the initial premium has not been received by the administrative office within the time limits set forth above, Veterans' Group Life Insurance coverage may still be granted if an application, the initial premium, and evidence of insurability are received by the administrative office within 1 year and 120 days following termination of duty, except that evidence of insurability is not required during the initial 240 days following termination of duty.
(d) The effective date for Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance or Veterans' Group Life Insurance in any case not otherwise covered under this section or under 38 U.S.C. 1967(a) shall be the date an application and the initial premium are received by the administrative office.
(e) For purposes of this section, an application, an initial premium, and any evidence necessary to effect Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance or Veterans' Group Life Insurance coverage will be considered to have been received by the administrative office if:
(1) They are properly addressed to the administrative office, and
(2) The proper postage is affixed, and
(3) They are legibly postmarked within the time limit required for receipt by the administrative office.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501, 1967, 1968, 1977)
[61 FR 20135, May 6, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 35970, July 3, 1997; 77 FR 66071, Nov. 1, 2012]

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  • 2014-07-31; vol. 79 # 147 - Thursday, July 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44297 - Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance—Veterans' Group Life Insurance Regulation Update—ABO, VGLI Application, SGLI 2-Year Disability Extension
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective July 31, 2014. Applicability Dates: In accordance with the statutory provisions, the applicability dates for the amendments in this final rule are as follows: Under Public Law 111-275, the amendments to 38 CFR 9.2 and 9.5 regarding the SGLI 2-year disability extension are applicable for servicemembers discharged on or after June 15, 2005; amendments to 38 CFR 9.14 regarding the ABO discount are applicable for payments made on or after October 13, 2010; and the amendments to 38 CFR 9.20 regarding retroactive TSGLI benefits are applicable for claims submitted on or after October 1, 2011.
      38 CFR Part 9

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 9 after this date.

  • 2014-07-31; vol. 79 # 147 - Thursday, July 31, 2014
    1. 79 FR 44297 - Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance—Veterans' Group Life Insurance Regulation Update—ABO, VGLI Application, SGLI 2-Year Disability Extension
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This rule is effective July 31, 2014. Applicability Dates: In accordance with the statutory provisions, the applicability dates for the amendments in this final rule are as follows: Under Public Law 111-275, the amendments to 38 CFR 9.2 and 9.5 regarding the SGLI 2-year disability extension are applicable for servicemembers discharged on or after June 15, 2005; amendments to 38 CFR 9.14 regarding the ABO discount are applicable for payments made on or after October 13, 2010; and the amendments to 38 CFR 9.20 regarding retroactive TSGLI benefits are applicable for claims submitted on or after October 1, 2011.
      38 CFR Part 9