(a)The President shall prescribe regulations under which the Secretary concerned may pay compensation for the disability or death of a dependent of a member of the uniformed services if the President determines that the disability or death—
(1)was caused by hostile action; and
(2)was a result of the relationship of the dependent to the member of the uniformed services.
(b)Any compensation otherwise payable to a person under this section in connection with any disability or death shall be reduced by any amount payable to such person under any other program funded in whole or in part by the United States in connection with such disability or death, except that nothing in this subsection shall result in the reduction of any amount below zero.
(c)A determination by the President under subsection (a) is conclusive and is not subject to judicial review.
(d)In this section:
(1)The term “dependent” has the meaning given that term in section
551 of title
(2)The term “Secretary concerned” has the meaning given that term in section 101 of that title.
A prior section
1032, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 80, provided that a Reserve may accept civil employment with a foreign government or concern, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 95–105, title V, § 509(d)(1),Aug. 17, 1977, 91 Stat. 860.
1989—Subsec. (d)(1). Pub. L. 101–189, § 1622(e)(2)(A), substituted “The term ‘dependent’ has” for “ ‘Dependent’ has”.
Subsec. (d)(2). Pub. L. 101–189, § 1622(e)(2)(B), inserted “The term” after “(2)”.
1987—Pub. L. 100–26, § 7(e)(1)(A), renumbered the second section
1051 of this title as this section.
1986—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 99–661, § 1343(a)(25), as amended by Pub. L. 100–26, § 3(8), substituted “title 37” for “that title” in par. (1), and “has the meaning given that term” for “and ‘uniformed services’ have the meanings given those terms” in par. (2).
Pub. L. 99–399, title VIII, § 806(b)(3),Aug. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 886, provided that: “Section
1051 [now 1032] of title 10, United States Code, as added by paragraph (1), shall apply with respect to any disability or death resulting from an injury that occurs after January 21, 1981.”
Delegation of Functions
Functions of President under this section delegated to Secretary of Defense, see section 4 of Ex. Ord. No. 12598, June 17, 1987, 52 F.R. 23421, set out as a note under section
5569 of Title
5, Government Organization and Employees.
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