38 U.S. Code § 8507 - Payment of small shipping charges

Upon receipt of a proper claim for such property under the provisions of this subchapter the Secretary is hereby authorized, in the Secretary’s discretion and in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary, to pay mailing or shipping charges not to exceed $25 in the case of each deceased veteran as hereinabove defined.


(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1259, § 5207; Pub. L. 99–576, title VII, § 701(98),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3300; renumbered § 8507,Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, § 402(b)(1),May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 238; Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(b)(1), (2)(E),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 404, 405.)

1991—Pub. L. 102–40renumbered section 5207 of this title as this section.
Pub. L. 102–83substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” in two places and “Secretary’s” for “Administrator’s”.
1986—Pub. L. 99–576substituted “the Administrator’s” for “his” and “prescribed by the Administrator” for “by him promulgated”.

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