38 U.S. Code § 1513 - Veterans 65 years of age and older

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(a) The Secretary shall pay to each veteran of a period of war who is 65 years of age or older and who meets the service requirements of section 1521 of this title (as prescribed in subsection (j) of that section) pension at the rates prescribed by section 1521 of this title and under the conditions (other than the permanent and total disability requirement) applicable to pension paid under that section.
(b) If a veteran is eligible for pension under both this section and section 1521 of this title, pension shall be paid to the veteran only under section 1521 of this title.


(Added Pub. L. 107–103, title II, § 207(a)(1),Dec. 27, 2001, 115 Stat. 991; amended Pub. L. 109–233, title V, § 503(2),June 15, 2006, 120 Stat. 416.)
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 1513 to 1520 were renumbered sections 3113 to 3120 of this title, respectively.

2006—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 109–233inserted “section” after “prescribed by”.
Effective Date

Pub. L. 107–103, title II, § 207(c),Dec. 27, 2001, 115 Stat. 991, provided that: “The amendments made by this section [enacting this section and amending sections 1521 and 1522 of this title] shall take effect as of September 17, 2001.”

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