38 U.S. Code § 1727 - Persons eligible under prior law

Persons who have a status which would, under the laws in effect on December 31, 1957, entitle them to the medical services, hospital and domiciliary care, and other benefits, provided for in this chapter, but who do not meet the service requirements contained in this chapter, shall be entitled to such benefits notwithstanding failure to meet such service requirements.


(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1144, § 627; Pub. L. 94–581, title II, § 202(m),Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2856; renumbered § 1727Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)

1991—Pub. L. 102–83renumbered section 627 of this title as this section.
1976—Pub. L. 94–581substituted “1957” for “1958”.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–581effective Oct. 21, 1976, see section 211 ofPub. L. 94–581, set out as a note under section 111 of this title.

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