38 U.S. Code § 5311 - Prohibition of certain benefit payments

There shall be no payment of dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, or death pension which, because of a widow’s relationship with another man before enactment of Public Law 87–674, would not have been payable by the Veterans’ Administration under the standard for determining remarriage applied by that agency before said enactment.


(Added Pub. L. 91–376, § 8(b),Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 790, § 3111; renumbered § 5311,Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, § 402(b)(1),May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 238.)
References in Text

Public Law 87–674, referred to in text, is Pub. L. 87–674, Sept. 19, 1962, 76 Stat. 558, which was enacted Sept. 19, 1962, and amended sections 101, 103, and 3010 [now 5110] of this title to provide for the restoration of certain widows and children to the benefit rolls upon annulment of their marriages or remarriages.

1991—Pub. L. 102–40renumbered section 3111 of this title as this section.

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