(Added Pub. L. 102–83, § 2(a),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 387; amended Pub. L. 104–262, title III, § 304,Oct. 9, 1996, 110 Stat. 3194.)
,Pub. L. 85–857
, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1135
, provided monthly pension for persons who served in military or naval forces of Confederate States of America, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 94–169
, title I, § 101(2)(F),Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1014
, effective Jan. 1, 1976.
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section
210(b)(1), (2) of this title prior to repeal by Pub. L. 102–83
, § 2(a).
1996—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 104–262
substituted “a 45-day period following the date of the submission of the report, not less than 30 days of which shall be days during which Congress shall have been in continuous session” for “a 90-day period of continuous session of Congress following the date of the submission of the report” in second sentence and “any period of continuity of session” for “such 90-day period” in third sentence.
Authority of Secretary of Veterans Affairs To Carry Out Specified Administrative Reorganization
Pub. L. 102–54
, § 12,June 13, 1991, 105 Stat. 273
, provided that:
“(a) Authority for Administrative Reorganization.—The Secretary of Veterans Affairs may carry out the administrative reorganization described in subsection (b) without regard to section
210(b)(2) of title
–(f)], United States Code.
“(b) Specified Reorganization.—Subsection (a) applies to the organizational realignment of management responsibility for the Department of Veterans Affairs Data Processing Centers, together with the corresponding organizational realignment of associated Information Resources Management operational components and functions within the Department of Veterans Affairs central office, as such realignment was described in the detailed plan and justification submitted by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs in [sic] January 4, 1991, letters to the Chairmen of the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives.”
Inapplicability of Restrictions
Pub. L. 101–312
, June 25, 1990, 104 Stat. 271
, provided: “That (a) the Secretary of Veterans Affairs may proceed with the administrative reorganization described in subsection (b) of this Act without regard to section
210(b) [see 303, 510, 711] of title 38, United States Code.
“(b) The administrative reorganization referred to in subsection (a) is the reorganization of the regional field offices of the Veterans Health Services and Research Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs as that reorganization and related activity are described in (1) letters dated January 22, 1990, and the detailed plan and justification enclosed therewith, submitted by the Secretary to the Committees on Veterans’ Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives pursuant to such section
210(b) [see 303, 510, 711], and (2) letters dated April 17, 1990, submitted in supplementation thereof by the Secretary to such Committees.”
Section 15(b) ofPub. L. 100–527
provided that: “Section
210(b) [see 303, 510, 711] of title 38, United States Code (as amended by subsection (a)), shall not apply to a reorganization of a unit of the Central Office of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs if the reorganization—
“(1) is necessary in order to carry out the provisions of or amendments made by this Act [see Tables for classification]; and
“(2) is initiated within 6 months after the effective date of this Act [Mar. 15, 1989].”