(1)The term “Indian Wars” means the campaigns, engagements, and expeditions of the United States military forces against Indian tribes or nations, service in which has been recognized heretofore as pensionable service.
(2)The term “World War I” includes, in the case of any veteran, any period of service performed by such veteran after November 11, 1918, and before July 2, 1921, if such veteran served in the active military, naval, or air service after April 5, 1917, and before November 12, 1918.
(3)The term “Civil War veteran” includes a person who served in the military or naval forces of the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, and the term “active military or naval service” includes active service in those forces.
(4)The term “period of war” means the Mexican border period, World War I, World War II, the Korean conflict, the Vietnam era, the Persian Gulf War, and the period beginning on the date of any future declaration of war by the Congress and ending on the date prescribed by Presidential proclamation or concurrent resolution of the Congress.
1501 were renumbered sections
3101 of this title, respectively.
Another prior section
1501,Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1171; Pub. L. 93–508, title I, § 101(1),Dec. 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1578, defined “World War II” and “vocational rehabilitation” for purposes of chapter
31 of this title, prior to the general revision of chapter
31 of this title by Pub. L. 96–466. Section 802(a)(3) ofPub. L. 96–466, set out as an Effective Date note under section
3100 of this title, provided that this prior section
1501 continue in effect until Mar. 31, 1981.
Pub. L. 94–169, title I, § 106,Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1017, provided that the amendment made by that section is effective Jan. 1, 1976.
Pension Program for Nonservice-Connected Disability or Death; Report by Administrator
Pub. L. 94–432, title IV, § 404,Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1372, provided that, due to certain insufficiencies in pension program for nonservice-connected disability or death authorized by this chapter, and lack of sufficient long-range information as to actual and anticipated financial characteristics of potential pensioners and their families upon which to estimate costs of existing alternative pension programs, it was necessary for Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs to study existing and alternative nonservice-connected pension programs and to submit a report to Congress and the President not later than Oct. 1, 1977, on alternative courses of legislative and administrative action and long-range cost estimates therefor.
Study of Needs and Problems of Veterans and Their Widows Seventy-Two Years of Age or Older; Report by Administrator
Pub. L. 93–527, § 8,Dec. 21, 1974, 88 Stat. 1705, directed Administrator of Veterans’ Affairs to study needs and problems of veterans and their widows seventy-two years of age or older and required him to report to Congress and President not later than one hundred and eighty days after convening of Ninety-fourth Congress results of study together with any recommendations for legislative or administrative action.
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