38 U.S. Code § 3542 - Special training allowance

(a) While the eligible person is enrolled in and pursuing a full-time course of special restorative training, the eligible person shall be entitled to receive a special training allowance computed at the basic rate of $788 per month. If the charges for tuition and fees applicable to any such course are more than $247 per calendar month, the basic monthly allowance may be increased by the amount that such charges exceed $247 a month, upon election by the eligible person to have such person’s period of entitlement reduced by one day for each such increased amount of allowance that is equal to one-thirtieth of the full-time basic monthly rate of special training allowance.
(b) No payments of a special training allowance shall be made for the same period for which the payment of an educational assistance allowance is made or for any period during which the training is pursued on less than a full-time basis.
(c) Full-time training for the purpose of this section shall be determined by the Secretary with respect to the capacities of the individual trainee.

Source

(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1200, § 1742; Pub. L. 89–222, § 2,Sept. 30, 1965, 79 Stat. 896; Pub. L. 91–219, title I, § 104(c),Mar. 26, 1970, 84 Stat. 78; Pub. L. 92–540, title I, § 103(4),Oct. 24, 1972, 86 Stat. 1076; Pub. L. 93–508, title I, § 103(4),Dec. 3, 1974, 88 Stat. 1580; Pub. L. 93–602, title II, § 204(b),Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1958; Pub. L. 94–502, title III, § 301(2),Oct. 15, 1976, 90 Stat. 2389; Pub. L. 95–202, title I, § 103(2),Nov. 23, 1977, 91 Stat. 1435; Pub. L. 96–466, title II, §§ 202(2), 212(2),Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2188, 2190; Pub. L. 98–543, title II, § 203(2),Oct. 24, 1984, 98 Stat. 2742; Pub. L. 101–237, title IV, §§ 403(a)(10), 423(b)(1)(A),Dec. 18, 1989, 103 Stat. 2080, 2092; renumbered § 3542,Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406; Pub. L. 105–178, title VIII, § 8210(c), as added Pub. L. 105–206, title IX, § 9014(b),July 22, 1998, 112 Stat. 866; Pub. L. 106–419, title I, § 111(c),Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1830; Pub. L. 107–103, title I, §§ 102(c), 109 (b)(2),Dec. 27, 2001, 115 Stat. 978, 986; Pub. L. 108–183, title III, § 302(c),Dec. 16, 2003, 117 Stat. 2659.)
Amendments

2003—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–183substituted “$788” for “$670” and substituted “$247” for “$210” in two places.
2001—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–103, § 109(b)(2), substituted “the eligible person shall be entitled to receive” for “the parent or guardian shall be entitled to receive on behalf of such person” and “upon election by the eligible person” for “upon election by the parent or guardian of the eligible person”.
Pub. L. 107–103, § 102(c), substituted “$670” for “$588” and substituted “$210” for “$184” in two places.
2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–419substituted “$588” for “$485”, “$184” for “$152” in two places, and “such increased amount of allowance that is equal to one-thirtieth of the full-time basic monthly rate of special training allowance” for “$16.16 that the special training allowance paid exceeds the basic monthly allowance”.
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–178, § 8210(c), as added by Pub. L. 105–206, § 9014(b), substituted “$485” for “$404” and “$16.16” for “$13.46” and substituted “$152” for “$127” in two places.
1991—Pub. L. 102–83renumbered section 1742 of this title as this section.
1989—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–237, § 403(a)(10), substituted “$404” for “$376”, “$127” for “$119” in two places, and “$13.46” for “$12.58”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–237, § 423(b)(1)(A), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”.
1984—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 98–543substituted “$376” for “$342”, “$119” for “$108” in two places, and “$12.58” for “$11.44”.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–466, § 212(2), substituted “$342” for “$327”, “$108” for “$103” in two places, and “$11.44” for “$10.92”.
Pub. L. 96–466, § 202(2), substituted “$327” for “$311”, “$103” for “$98” in two places, and “$10.92” for “$10.40”.
1977—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–202substituted “$311” for “$292”, “$98” for “$92” in two places, and “$10.40” for “$9.76”.
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–502substituted “$292” for “$270”, “$92” for “$85” in two places, and “$9.76” for “$9.02”.
1975—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93–602substituted “$270”, “$85”, “$85”, and “$9.02” for “$260”, “$82”, “$82”, and “$8.69” respectively.
1974—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 93–508substituted “behalf of such person”, “$260”, “$82”, “$82”, and “$8.69” for “his behalf a”, “$220”, “$69”, “$69”, and “$7.35” respectively.
1972—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 92–540substituted “$220” for “$175”, “$69” for “$55”, and “$7.35” for “$6.80”, respectively.
1970—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 91–219substituted “$175” for “$130”, “$55” for “$41”, and “$6.80” for “$4.25” respectively.
1965—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–222substituted “$130”, “$41”, “$41” and “$4.25” for “$110”, “$35”, “$35” and “$3.60”, respectively.
Effective Date of 2003 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 108–183effective July 1, 2004, and applicable with respect to educational assistance allowances payable under this chapter and section 3687 (b)(2) of this title for months beginning on or after that date, see section 302(e) ofPub. L. 108–183, set out as a note under section 3532 of this title.
Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Amendment by section 102(c) ofPub. L. 107–103effective Jan. 1, 2002, and applicable with respect to educational assistance allowances payable under this chapter and section 3687 (b)(2) of this title for months beginning on or after that date, see section 102(e) ofPub. L. 107–103, set out as a note under section 3532 of this title.
Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–419effective Nov. 1, 2000, and applicable with respect to educational assistance allowances paid under this chapter for months after October 2000, see section 111(e) ofPub. L. 106–419, set out as a note under section 3532 of this title.
Effective Date of 1998 Amendments

Title IX of Pub. L. 105–206effective simultaneously with enactment of Pub. L. 105–178and to be treated as included in Pub. L. 105–178at time of enactment, see section 9016 ofPub. L. 105–206, set out as a note under section 101 of Title 23, Highways.
Amendment by Pub. L. 105–178effective Oct. 1, 1998, and applicable with respect to educational assistance allowances paid for months after September 1998, see section 8210(e) ofPub. L. 105–178, set out as a note under section 3532 of this title.
Effective Date of 1989 Amendment

Amendment by section 403(a)(10) ofPub. L. 101–237effective Jan. 1, 1990, see section 403(c) ofPub. L. 101–237, set out as a note under section 3532 of this title.
Effective Date of 1984 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 98–543effective Oct. 1, 1984, see section 205 ofPub. L. 98–543, set out as a note under section 3108 of this title.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by sections 202(2) and 212(c) ofPub. L. 96–466effective Oct. 1, 1980, and Jan. 1, 1981, respectively, see section 802(b) ofPub. L. 96–466, set out as a note under section 3482 of this title.
Effective Date of 1977 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 95–202effective retroactively to Oct. 1, 1977, see section 501 ofPub. L. 95–202, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–502effective Oct. 1, 1976, see section 703(a) ofPub. L. 94–502, set out as an Effective Date note under section 3693 of this title.
Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–602effective Jan. 1, 1975, see section 206 ofPub. L. 93–602, set out as a note under section 3482 of this title.
Effective Date of 1974 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 93–508effective Sept. 1, 1974, see section 501 ofPub. L. 93–508, set out as a note under section 3482 of this title.
Effective Date of 1972 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 92–540effective Oct. 1, 1972, except for those veterans and eligible persons in training on Oct. 24, 1972, see section 601(a) ofPub. L. 92–540, set out as a note under section 3482 of this title.
Effective Date of 1970 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 91–219effective Feb. 1, 1970, see section 301 ofPub. L. 91–219, set out as a note under section 3482 of this title.
Effective Date of 1965 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–222effective first day of second calendar month following September 30, 1965, see section 4 ofPub. L. 89–222, set out as a note under section 3532 of this title.

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