38 U.S. Code § 1115 - Additional compensation for dependents

Any veteran entitled to compensation at the rates provided in section 1114 of this title, and whose disability is rated not less than 30 percent, shall be entitled to additional compensation for dependents in the following monthly amounts:
(1) If and while rated totally disabled and—
(A) has a spouse but no child, $150;
(B) has a spouse and one or more children, $259 plus $75 for each child in excess of one;
(C) has no spouse but one or more children, $101 plus $75 for each child in excess of one;
(D) has a parent dependent upon such veteran for support, then, in addition to the above amounts, $120 for each parent so dependent;
(E) notwithstanding the other provisions of this paragraph, the monthly payable amount on account of a spouse who is
(i) a patient in a nursing home or
(ii) blind, or so nearly blind or significantly disabled as to need or require the regular aid and attendance of another person, shall be $286 for a totally disabled veteran and proportionate amounts for partially disabled veterans in accordance with paragraph (2) of this section; and
(F) notwithstanding the other provisions of this paragraph, the monthly amount payable on account of each child who has attained the age of eighteen years and who is pursuing a course of instruction at an approved educational institution shall be $240 for a totally disabled veteran and proportionate amounts for partially disabled veterans in accordance with paragraph (2) of this section.
(2) If and while rated partially disabled, but not less than 30 percent, in an amount having the same ratio to the amount specified in paragraph (1) of this section as the degree of disability bears to total disability. The amounts payable under this paragraph, if not a multiple of $1, shall be rounded down to the nearest dollar.

Source

(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1121, § 315; Pub. L. 86–499, § 1,June 8, 1960, 74 Stat. 165; Pub. L. 89–137, § 1(b),Aug. 26, 1965, 79 Stat. 576; Pub. L. 89–311, § 2(a), (b),Oct. 31, 1965, 79 Stat. 1154, 1155; Pub. L. 91–376, § 2,Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 788; Pub. L. 92–328, title I, § 102,June 30, 1972, 86 Stat. 394; Pub. L. 93–295, title I, § 102,May 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 181; Pub. L. 94–71, title I, § 102,Aug. 5, 1975, 89 Stat. 396; Pub. L. 94–433, title I, § 102, title IV, § 404(9)–(11), Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1375, 1378; Pub. L. 95–117, title I, § 102,Oct. 3, 1977, 91 Stat. 1064; Pub. L. 95–479, title I, § 102,Oct. 18, 1978, 92 Stat. 1562; Pub. L. 96–128, title I, § 102,Nov. 28, 1979, 93 Stat. 983; Pub. L. 96–385, title I, § 102,Oct. 7, 1980, 94 Stat. 1529; Pub. L. 97–66, title I, § 102,Oct. 17, 1981, 95 Stat. 1027; Pub. L. 97–253, title IV, §§ 404(b), 405(c),Sept. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 803; Pub. L. 97–306, title I, §§ 102, 107,Oct. 14, 1982, 96 Stat. 1430, 1431; Pub. L. 98–223, title I, § 102,Mar. 2, 1984, 98 Stat. 38; Pub. L. 98–543, title I, § 102,Oct. 24, 1984, 98 Stat. 2736; Pub. L. 99–238, title I, § 102,Jan. 13, 1986, 99 Stat. 1766; Pub. L. 99–576, title I, § 102,Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3251; Pub. L. 100–227, title I, § 102,Dec. 31, 1987, 101 Stat. 1553; Pub. L. 100–687, div. B, title XI, § 1102,Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4123; Pub. L. 101–237, title I, § 102,Dec. 18, 1989, 103 Stat. 2063; Pub. L. 102–3, § 3,Feb. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 8; renumbered § 1115 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), (c)(1),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406; Pub. L. 102–152, § 3,Nov. 12, 1991, 105 Stat. 986; Pub. L. 103–78, § 2,Aug. 13, 1993, 107 Stat. 768; Pub. L. 103–140, § 3,Nov. 11, 1993, 107 Stat. 1486; Pub. L. 105–98, § 3,Nov. 19, 1997, 111 Stat. 2156; Pub. L. 106–118, § 3,Nov. 30, 1999, 113 Stat. 1602; Pub. L. 107–94, § 3,Dec. 21, 2001, 115 Stat. 901; Pub. L. 107–330, title III, § 309(b),Dec. 6, 2002, 116 Stat. 2830; Pub. L. 108–454, title III, § 307(b),Dec. 10, 2004, 118 Stat. 3613; Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b),Nov. 22, 2005, 119 Stat. 2363; Pub. L. 109–233, title V, § 502(3),June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 415; Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b),Dec. 21, 2006, 120 Stat. 3314; Pub. L. 109–461, title X, §§ 1005(b), 1006(b),Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3467, 3468; Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b),Sept. 24, 2008, 122 Stat. 3551; Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b),June 30, 2009, 123 Stat. 1929.)
Amendments

2009—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b)(1), substituted “$150” for “$142”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b)(2), substituted “$259” and “$75” for “$245” and “$71”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b)(3), substituted “$101” and “$75” for “$96” and “$71”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b)(4), substituted “$120” for “$114”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b)(5), substituted “$286” for “$271”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 111–37, § 3(b)(6), substituted “$240” for “$227”.
2008—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b)(1), substituted “$142” for “$139”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b)(2), substituted “$245” and “$71” for “$240” and “$70”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b)(3), substituted “$96” and “$71” for “$94” and “$70”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b)(4), substituted “$114” for “$112”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b)(5), substituted “$271” for “$265”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 110–324, § 3(b)(6), substituted “$227” for “$222”.
2006—Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b), provided that as of the enactment of Pub. L. 109–461, the amendments made by Pub. L. 109–444were deemed for all purposes not to have taken effect and that Pub. L. 109–444ceased to be in effect. See Amendment notes below and section 1006(b) ofPub. L. 109–461, set out as a Coordination of Provisions With Pub. L. 109–444note under section 101 of this title.
Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 109–461, § 1005(b)(1), substituted “$139” for “$135”.
Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b)(1), which substituted “$139” for “$135”, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 109–461, § 1005(b)(2), substituted “$240” and “$70” for “$233” and “$68”, respectively.
Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b)(2), which substituted “$240” and “$70” for “$233” and “$68”, respectively, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 109–461, § 1005(b)(3), substituted “$94” and “$70” for “$91” and “$68”, respectively.
Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b)(3), which substituted “$94” and “$70” for “$91” and “$68”, respectively, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 109–461, § 1005(b)(4), substituted “$112” for “$109”.
Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b)(4), which substituted “$112” for “$109”, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 109–461, § 1005(b)(5), substituted “$265” for “$257”.
Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b)(5), which substituted “$265” for “$257”, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.
Par. (1)(E)(ii). Pub. L. 109–233substituted “blind, or so nearly blind or significantly disabled as to” for “helpless or blind, or so nearly helpless or blind as to”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 109–461, § 1005(b)(6), substituted “$222” for “$215”.
Pub. L. 109–444, § 9(b)(6), which substituted “$222” for “$215”, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.
2005—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b)(1), substituted “$135” for “$127”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b)(2), substituted “$233” and “$68” for “$219” and “$65”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b)(3), substituted “$91” and “$68” for “$86” and “$65”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b)(4), substituted “$109” for “$103”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b)(5), substituted “$257” for “$241”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 109–111, § 2(b)(6), substituted “$215” for “$202”.
2004—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 108–454, § 307(b)(1), substituted “$127” for “$125”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 108–454, § 307(b)(2), substituted “$219” and “$65” for “$215” and “$64”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 108–454, § 307(b)(3), substituted “$86” and “$65” for “$85” and “$64”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 108–454, § 307(b)(4), substituted “$103” for “$101”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 108–454, § 307(b)(5), substituted “$241” for “$237”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 108–454, § 307(b)(6), substituted “$202” for “$198”.
2002—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 107–330, § 309(b)(1), substituted “$125” for “$124”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 107–330, § 309(b)(2), substituted “$215” for “$213”.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 107–330, § 309(b)(3), substituted “$85” for “$84”.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 107–330, § 309(b)(4), substituted “$101” for “$100”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 107–330, § 309(b)(5), substituted “$237” for “$234”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 107–330, § 309(b)(6), substituted “$198” for “$196”.
2001—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 107–94, § 3(1), substituted “$124” for “$117”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 107–94, § 3(2), substituted “$213” and “$64” for “$201” and “$61”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 107–94, § 3(3), substituted “$84” and “$64” for “$80” and “$61”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 107–94, § 3(4), substituted “$100” for “$95”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 107–94, § 3(5), substituted “$234” for “$222”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 107–94, § 3(6), substituted “$196” for “$186”.
1999—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 106–118, § 3(1), substituted “$117” for “$114”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 106–118, § 3(2), substituted “$201” and “$61” for “$195” and “$60”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 106–118, § 3(3), substituted “$80” and “$61” for “$78” and “$60”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 106–118, § 3(4), substituted “$95” for “$92”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 106–118, § 3(5), substituted “$222” for “$215”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 106–118, § 3(6), substituted “$186” for “$180”.
1997—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 105–98, § 3(1), substituted “$114” for “$105”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 105–98, § 3(2), substituted “$195” and “$60” for “$178” and “$55”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 105–98, § 3(3), substituted “$78” and “$60” for “$72” and “$55”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 105–98, § 3(4), substituted “$92” for “$84”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 105–98, § 3(5), substituted “$215” for “$195”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 105–98, § 3(6), substituted “$180” for “$164”.
1993—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 103–140, § 3(1), substituted “$105” for “$103”.
Pub. L. 103–78, § 2(1), substituted “$103” for “$100”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 103–140, § 3(2), substituted “$178” for “$174” and “$55” for “$54”.
Pub. L. 103–78, § 2(2), substituted “$174” for “$169” and “$54” for “$52”.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 103–140, § 3(3), substituted “$72” for “$71” and “$55” for “$54”.
Pub. L. 103–78, § 2(3), substituted “$71” for “$69” and “$54” for “$52”.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 103–140, § 3(4), substituted “$84” for “$82”.
Pub. L. 103–78, § 2(4), substituted “$82” for “$80”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 103–140, § 3(5), substituted “$195” for “$191”.
Pub. L. 103–78, § 2(5), substituted “$191” for “$185”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 103–140, § 3(6), substituted “$164” for “$160”.
Pub. L. 103–78, § 2(6), substituted “$160” for “$155”.
1991—Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), renumbered section 315 of this title as this section.
Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(c)(1), substituted “1114” for “314” in introductory provisions.
Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 102–152, § 3(1), substituted “$100” for “$96”.
Pub. L. 102–3, § 3(1), substituted “$96” for “$92”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 102–152, § 3(2), substituted “$169” for “$163” and “$52” for “$50”.
Pub. L. 102–3, § 3(2), substituted “$163” for “$155” and “$50” for “$48”.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 102–152, § 3(3), substituted “$69” for “$67” and “$52” for “$50”.
Pub. L. 102–3, § 3(3), substituted “$67” for “$64” and “$50” for “$48”.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 102–152, § 3(4), substituted “$80” for “$77”.
Pub. L. 102–3, § 3(4), substituted “$77” for “$74”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 102–152, § 3(5), substituted “$185” for “$178”.
Pub. L. 102–3, § 3(5), substituted “$178” for “$169”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 102–152, § 3(6), substituted “$155” for “$149”.
Pub. L. 102–3, § 3(6), substituted “$149” for “$142”.
1989—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 101–237, § 102(1), substituted “$92” for “$88”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 101–237, § 102(2), substituted “$155” and “$48” for “$148” and “$46”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 101–237, § 102(3), substituted “$64” and “$48” for “$61” and “$46”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 101–237, § 102(4), substituted “$74” for “$71”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 101–237, § 102(5), substituted “$169” for “$161”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 101–237, § 102(6), substituted “$142” for “$136”.
1988—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 100–687, § 1102(1), substituted “$88” for “$85”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 100–687, § 1102(2), substituted “$148” and “$46” for “$143” and “$45”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 100–687, § 1102(3), substituted “$61” and “$46” for “$59” and “$45”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 100–687, § 1102(4), substituted “$71” for “$69”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 100–687, § 1102(5), substituted “$161” for “$155”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 100–687, § 1102(6), substituted “$136” for “$131”.
1987—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 100–227, § 102(1), substituted “$85” for “$82”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 100–227, § 102(2), substituted “$143” and “$45” for “$138” and “$44”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 100–227, § 102(3), substituted “$59” and “$45” for “$57” and “$44”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 100–227, § 102(4), substituted “$69” for “$67”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 100–227, § 102(5), substituted “$155” for “$149”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 100–227, § 102(6), substituted “$131” for “$126”.
1986—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 99–576, § 102(1), substituted “$82” for “$81”.
Pub. L. 99–238, § 102(1), substituted “$81” for “$79”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 99–576, § 102(2), substituted “$138” and “$44” for “$136” and “$43”, respectively.
Pub. L. 99–238, § 102(2), substituted “$136” and “$43” for “$132” and “$42”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 99–576, § 102(3), substituted “$57” and “$44” for “$56” and “$43”, respectively.
Pub. L. 99–238, § 102(3), substituted “$56” and “$43” for “$54” and “$42”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 99–576, § 102(4), substituted “$67” for “$66”.
Pub. L. 99–238, § 102(4), substituted “$66” for “$64”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 99–576, § 102(5), substituted “$149” for “$147”.
Pub. L. 99–238, § 102(5), substituted “$147” for “$143”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 99–576, § 102(6), substituted “$126” for “$124”.
Pub. L. 99–238, § 102(6), substituted “$124” for “$120”.
1984—Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(b), substituted “percent” for “per centum” in provision preceding par. (1).
Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 98–543, § 102(1), substituted “$79” for “$77”.
Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(a)(1), substituted “$77” for “$74”.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 98–543, § 102(2), substituted “$132” and “$42” for “$128” and “$41”, respectively.
Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(a)(2), substituted “$128” and “$41” for “$124” and “$40”, respectively.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 98–543, § 102(3), substituted “$54” and “$42” for “$52” and “$41”, respectively.
Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(a)(3), substituted “$52” and “$41” for “$50” and “$40”, respectively.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 98–543, § 102(4), substituted “$64” for “$62”.
Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(a)(4), substituted “$62” for “$60”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 98–543, § 102(5), substituted “$143” for “$139”.
Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(a)(5), substituted “$139” for “$134”.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 98–543, § 102(6), substituted “$120” for “$116”.
Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(a)(6), substituted “$116” for “$112”.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 98–223, § 102(b), substituted “percent” for “per centum”.
1982—Par. (1)(A). Pub. L. 97–306, § 102(1), added subpar. (A) and struck out former subpar. (A) which provided $69 for a veteran with a spouse but no child living.
Par. (1)(B). Pub. L. 97–306, §§ 102(1), 107, 108, added subpar. (B), repealed amendment made by Pub. L. 97–253, § 405(c)(1), eff. Oct. 1, 1982, and struck out former subpar. (B) which provided $116 for a veteran with a spouse and one child living.
Pub. L. 97–253, § 405(c)(1), (h), eff. Jan. 1, 1983, substituted “$115” for “$116”.
Par. (1)(C). Pub. L. 97–306, § 102(1), added subpar. (C) and struck out former subpar. (C) which provided $153 for a veteran with a spouse and two children living.
Par. (1)(D). Pub. L. 97–306, §§ 102(1)–(3), 107, 108, redesignated subpar. (H) as (D), in subpar. (D) as so redesignated, substituted “$60” for “$56”, struck out former subpar. (D) which provided $192 for a veteran with a spouse and three or more children living (plus $38 for each living child in excess of three), and repealed amendment made by Pub. L. 97–253, § 405(c)(2), eff. Oct. 1, 1982.
Pub. L. 97–253, § 405(c)(2), (h), eff. Jan. 1, 1983, substituted “$37” for “$38” after “plus”.
Par. (1)(E). Pub. L. 97–306, § 102(1), (2), (4), redesignated subpar. (I) as (E), substituted “$134” for “$125”, and struck out former subpar. (E) which provided $47 for a veteran with no spouse but one child living.
Par. (1)(F). Pub. L. 97–306, § 102(1), (2), (5), redesignated subpar. (J) as (F), substituted “$112” for “$105”, and struck out former subpar. (F) which provided $86 for a veteran with no spouse but two children living.
Par. (1)(G). Pub. L. 97–306, §§ 102(1), 107, 108, struck out subpar. (G) which provided $123 for a veteran with no spouse but three or more children living (plus $38 for each living child in excess of three), and repealed amendment made by Pub. L. 97–253, § 405(c)(3), eff. Oct. 1, 1982.
Pub. L. 97–253, § 405(c)(3), (h), eff. Jan. 1, 1983, substituted “$37” for “$38” after “plus”.
Par. (1)(H) to (J). Pub. L. 97–306, § 102(2), redesignated subpars. (H), (I), and (J) as (D), (E), and (F), respectively.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 97–253, § 404(b), substituted provisions that the amounts payable under this paragraph, if not a multiple of $1, be rounded down to the nearest dollar for provisions that such amounts would be adjusted upward or downward to the nearest dollar, counting fifty cents and over as a whole dollar.
1981—Par. (1)(A) to (J). Pub. L. 97–66increased compensation figures as follows: in subpar. (A) from $62 to $69, in subpar. (B) from $104 to $116, in subpar. (C) from $138 to $153, in subpar. (D) from $173 to $192 and from $34 to $38, in subpar. (E) from $42 to $47, in subpar. (F) from $77 to $86, in subpar (G) from $111 to $123 and from $34 to $38, in subpar. (H) from $50 to $56, in subpar. (I) from $112 to $125, and in subpar. (J) from $94 to $105.
1980—Par. (1)(A) to (J). Pub. L. 96–385, § 102(1)–(10), increased additional compensation in subpar. (A) from $54 to $62, in subpar. (B) from $91 to $104, in subpar. (C) from $121 to $138, in subpar. (D) from $151 and $30 to $173 and $34, respectively, in subpar. (E) from $37 to $42, in subpar. (F) from $67 to $77, in subpar. (G) from $97 and $30 to $111 and $34, respectively, in subpar. (H) from $44 to $50, in subpar. (I) from $98 to $112, and in subpar. (J) from $82 to $94.
1979—Par. (1)(A) to (H). Pub. L. 96–128, § 102(a)(1)–(8), increased additional compensation in subpar. (A) from $49 to $54, in subpar. (B) from $83 to $91, in subpar. (C) from $110 to $121, in subpar. (D) from $137 and $27 to $151 and $30, respectively, in subpar. (E) from $34 to $37, in subpar. (F) from $61 to $67, in subpar. (G) from $88 and $27 to $97 and $30, respectively, and in subpar. (H) from $40 to $44.
Par. (1)(I). Pub. L. 96–128, § 102(a)(9), (b)(1)(A), substituted “paragraph” for “subsection”, “(i)” for “(1)”, “(ii)” for “(2)”, “$98” for “$89”, and “section” for “subsection”.
Par. (1)(J). Pub. L. 96–128, § 102(a)(10), (b)(1)(B), substituted “paragraph” for “subsection”, “$82” for “$75”, and “section” for “subsection”.
Par. (2). Pub. L. 96–128, § 102(b)(2), inserted “of this section” after “(1)”.
1978—Pub. L. 95–479, § 102(b), substituted “30 per centum” for “50 per centum” in provisions preceding par. (1).
Par. (1). Pub. L. 95–479, § 102(a), substituted $49 for $46 in subpar. (A), $83 for $77 in subpar. (B), $110 for $98 in subpar. (C), $137 and $27 for $120 and $22, respectively, in subpar. (D), $34 for $30 in subpar. (E), $61 for $52 in subpar. (F), $88 and $27 for $77 and $22, respectively, in subpar. (G), $40 for $37 in subpar. (H), $89 for $83 in subpar. (I), and $75 for $70 in subpar. (J).
Par. (2). Pub. L. 95–479, § 102(b), substituted “30 per centum” for “50 per centum”.
1977—Par. (1). Pub. L. 95–117substituted $46 for $43 in subpar. (A), $77 for $72 in subpar. (B), $98 for $92 in subpar. (C), $120 and $22 for $113 and $21, respectively, in subpar. (D), $30 for $28 in subpar. (E), $52 for $49 in subpar. (F), $77 and $22 for $72 and $21, respectively, in subpar. (G), $37 for $35 in subpar. (H), $83 for $78 in subpar. (I), and $70 for $66 in subpar. (J).
1976—Par. (1). Pub. L. 94–433, § 102, substituted $43 for $40 in subpar. (A), $72 for $67 in subpar. (B), $92 for $85 in subpar. (C), $113 and $21 for $105 and $19, respectively, in subpar. (D), $28 for $26 in subpar. (E), $49 for $45 in subpar. (F), $72 and $21 for $67 and $19, respectively, in subpar. (G), $35 for $32 in subpar. (H), added subpar. (I), and substituted $66 for $61 in subpar. (J), formerly (I), but redesignated (J).
Pub. L. 94–433, §§ 404(9), (10), substituted “spouse” for “wife” in subpars. (A) through (G) and “parent dependent upon such veteran” for “mother or father, either or both dependent upon him” in subpar. (H).
Par. (2). Pub. L. 94–433, § 404(11), struck out “his” before “disability bears”.
1975—Par. (1). Pub. L. 94–71substituted $40 for $36 in subpar. (A), $67 for $61 in subpar. (B), $85 for $77 in subpar. (C), $105 and $19 for $95 and $17, respectively, in subpar. (D), $26 for $24 in subpar. (E), $45 for $41 in subpar. (F), $67 and $19 for $61 and $17, respectively, in subpar. (G), $32 for $29 in subpar. (H) and $61 for $55 in subpar. (I).
1974—Par. (1). Pub. L. 93–295substituted $36 for $31 in subpar. (A), $61 for $53 in subpar. (B), $77 for $67 in subpar. (C), $95 and $17 for $83 and $15, respectively, in subpar. (D), $24 for $21 in subpar. (E), $41 for $36 in subpar. (F), $61 and $17 for $53 and $15, respectively, in subpar. (G), $29 for $25 in subpar. (H), and $55 for $48 in subpar. (I).
1972—Par. (1). Pub. L. 92–328substituted $31 for $28 in subpar. (A), $53 for $48 in subpar. (B), $67 for $61 in subpar. (C), $83 and $15 for $75 and $14, respectively, in subpar. (D), $21 for $19 in subpar. (E), $36 for $33 in subpar. (F), $53 and $15 for $48 and $14, respectively, in subpar. (G), $25 for $23 in subpar. (H), and $48 for $44 in subpar. (I).
1970—Par. (1). Pub. L. 91–376substituted $28 for $25 in subpar. (A), $48 for $43 in subpar. (B), $61 for $55 in subpar. (C), $75 and $14 for $68 and $13, respectively, in subpar. (D), $19 for $17 in subpar. (E), $33 for $30 in subpar. (F), $48 and $14 for $43 and $13, respectively, in subpar. (G), $23 for $21 in subpar. (H), and $44 for $40 in subpar. (I).
1965—Par. (1). Pub. L. 89–311substituted $25 for $23 in subpar. (A), $43 for $39 in subpar. (B), $55 for $50 in subpar. (C), $68 and $13 for $62 and $12 respectively in subpar. (D), $17 for $15 in subpar. (E), $30 for $27 in subpar. (F), $43 and $13 for $39 and $12 respectively in subpar. (G), and $21 for $19 in subpar. (H), and added subpar. (I).
Pub. L. 89–137struck out subsec. (b) which prohibited payment of the additional compensation to any veteran during any period he is in receipt of an increased rate of subsistence allowance or education and training allowance on account of a dependent or dependents, and redesignated subsec. (a) as entire section.
1960—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 86–499authorized payment of $12 for each living child in excess of three.
Effective Date of 2009 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 111–37effective Dec. 1, 2008, see section 3(g) ofPub. L. 111–37, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 2008 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–324effective Dec. 1, 2007, see section 3(f) ofPub. L. 110–324, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 2005 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–111effective Dec. 1, 2005, see section 2(f) ofPub. L. 109–111, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 107–94effective Dec. 1, 2001, see section 7 ofPub. L. 107–94, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1999 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–118effective Dec. 1, 1999, see section 7 ofPub. L. 106–118, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1997 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 105–98effective Dec. 1, 1997, see section 7 ofPub. L. 105–98, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–140effective Dec. 1, 1993, see section 7 ofPub. L. 103–140, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1991 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–152effective Dec. 1, 1991, see section 7 ofPub. L. 102–152, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 102–3effective Jan. 1, 1991, see section 7 ofPub. L. 102–3, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 101–237effective Dec. 1, 1989, see section 106 ofPub. L. 101–237, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–687effective Dec. 1, 1988, see section 1106 ofPub. L. 100–687, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1987 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–227effective Dec. 1, 1987, see section 107 ofPub. L. 100–227, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1986 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 99–576effective Dec. 1, 1986, but not effective unless benefit amounts payable under section 401 et seq. of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare, are increased effective Dec. 1, 1986, as a result of a determination under section 415 (i) of Title 42, see section 107 ofPub. L. 99–576, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 99–238effective Dec. 1, 1985, see section 107 ofPub. L. 99–238, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–543effective Dec. 1, 1984, see section 107 ofPub. L. 98–543, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Amendment by Pub. L. 98–223effective Apr. 1, 1984, see section 107 ofPub. L. 98–223, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1982 Amendments

Amendments by section 102 ofPub. L. 97–306effective Oct. 1, 1982, see section 108 ofPub. L. 97–306, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Amendment by section 404(b) ofPub. L. 97–253effective Oct. 1, 1982, see section 404(c) ofPub. L. 97–253, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–66effective Oct. 1, 1981, see section 701(a) ofPub. L. 97–66, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–385applicable only to payments for months beginning after Sept. 30, 1980, see section 601(a) ofPub. L. 96–385, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1979 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–128effective Oct. 1, 1979, see section 601(a)(1) ofPub. L. 96–128, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–479effective Oct. 1, 1978, see section 401(a) ofPub. L. 95–479, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1977 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–117effective Oct. 1, 1977, see section 501 ofPub. L. 95–117, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–433effective Oct. 1, 1976, see section 406 ofPub. L. 94–433, set out as a note under section 1101 of this title.
Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–71effective Aug. 1, 1975, see section 301 ofPub. L. 94–71, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1974 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–295effective May 1, 1974, see section 401 ofPub. L. 93–295, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1972 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 92–328effective first day of second calendar month which begins after June 30, 1972, see section 301(a) ofPub. L. 92–328, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–376effective July 1, 1970, see section 9 ofPub. L. 91–376, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Effective Date of 1965 Amendments

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–311effective first day of second calendar month following Oct. 31, 1965, see section 9 ofPub. L. 89–311, set out as a note under section 1114 of this title.
Pub. L. 89–137, § 2,Aug. 26, 1965, 79 Stat. 576, provided that: “The foregoing provisions of this Act [amending this section and former section 1504 of this title] shall become effective on the first day of the second calendar month which begins following the date of enactment of this Act [Aug. 26, 1965].”
Effective Date of 1960 Amendment

Pub. L. 86–499, § 2,June 8, 1960, 74 Stat. 165, provided that: “The amendments made by this Act [amending this section] shall take effect on the first day of the second calendar month which begins after the date of enactment of this Act [June 8, 1960].”
Repeal

Pub. L. 97–253, title IV, § 405(c),Sept. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 803, cited as a credit to this section, was repealed by Pub. L. 97–306, §§ 107, 108,Oct. 14, 1982, 96 Stat. 1431, 1432, eff. Oct. 1, 1982.
Savings Provision

Pub. L. 89–137, § 1(c),Aug. 26, 1965, 79 Stat. 576, provided that: “Any veteran-trainee receiving subsistence allowance on the date of the enactment of this Act [Aug. 26, 1965] while pursuing a course of vocational rehabilitation authorized by chapter 31 of title 38, United States Code [former section 1501 et seq. of this title], shall not have such allowance reduced by reason of the amendments contained in such Act [amending this section and former section 1504 of this title].”
Disability Compensation and Dependency and Indemnity Compensation Rate Increases

For increases in rates and limitations on Department of Veterans Affairs disability compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation, see notes set out under section 1114 of this title.

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