38 U.S. Code Chapter 1 - GENERAL

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Sec. 101. Definitions. 102. Dependent parents. 103. Special provisions relating to marriages. 104. Approval of educational institutions. 105. Line of duty and misconduct. 106. Certain service deemed to be active service. 107. Certain service deemed not to be active service. 108. Seven-year absence presumption of death. 109. Benefits for discharged members of allied forces. 110. Preservation of disability ratings. 111. Payments or allowances for beneficiary travel. 111A. Transportation of individuals to and from Department facilities. 112. Presidential memorial certificate program. 113. Treatment of certain programs under sequestration procedures. 114. Multiyear procurement. 115. Acquisition of real property. 116. Reports to Congress: cost information. 117. Advance appropriations for certain medical care accounts. 118. Submission of reports to Congress in electronic form.
Amendments

2013—Pub. L. 112–260, title II, § 202(c),Jan. 10, 2013, 126 Stat. 2424, added item 111A.
2010—Pub. L. 111–275, title X, § 1001(a),Oct. 13, 2010, 124 Stat. 2896, added item 118 and struck out former item 118 “Reports to Congress: submission in electronic form”.
Pub. L. 111–163, title X, § 1003(b),May 5, 2010, 124 Stat. 1183, added items 117 and 118 and struck out former item 117 “Advance appropriations for certain medical care accounts”.
2009—Pub. L. 111–81, § 3(b),Oct. 22, 2009, 123 Stat. 2138, which directed addition of item 117 after item 113, was executed by adding item 117 after item 116 to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
2000—Pub. L. 106–419, title IV, § 403(d)(1)(B),Nov. 1, 2000, 114 Stat. 1864, added item 116.
1991—Pub. L. 102–86, title IV, § 402(b),Aug. 14, 1991, 105 Stat. 422, added item 115.
1989—Pub. L. 101–237, title VI, § 601(b)(2),Dec. 18, 1989, 103 Stat. 2094, struck out “for certain medical items” after “Multiyear procurement” in item 114.
1988—Pub. L. 100–322, title I, § 108(e)(2), title IV, § 404(b),May 20, 1988, 102 Stat. 498, 547, substituted “Payments or allowances for beneficiary travel” for “Travel expenses” in item 111 and added item 114.
1986—Pub. L. 99–576, title VI, § 601(a)(2), title VII, § 701(1)(B),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3289, 3290, struck out “; husbands” after “parents” in item 102 and added item 113.
1972—Pub. L. 92–540, title IV, § 409,Oct. 24, 1972, 86 Stat. 1092, substituted “Dependent parents; husbands” for “Dependent parents and dependent husbands” in item 102.
1965—Pub. L. 89–88, § 1(b),July 24, 1965, 79 Stat. 264, added item 112.
1964—Pub. L. 88–445, § 1(c),Aug. 19, 1964, 78 Stat. 464, substituted “Preservation of disability ratings” for “Preservation of total disability ratings” in item 110.

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38 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 101nt new2013113-65 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 669
§ 101nt new2013113-59 [Sec.] 1(a)127 Stat. 658
§ 101nt new2013113-52 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 582
§ 101nt new2013113-37 [Sec.] 1127 Stat. 523
§ 101prec2012112-260 [Sec.] 202(c)126 Stat. 2424
§ 101nt new2012112-260 [Sec.] 1(a)126 Stat. 2417
§ 101nt new2012112-198 [Sec.] 1126 Stat. 1463
§ 101nt new2012112-191 [Sec.] 1(a)126 Stat. 1437
§ 101nt new2012112-154 [Sec.] 201126 Stat. 1176
§ 101nt new2012112-154 [Sec.] 101126 Stat. 1167
§ 101nt new2012112-154 [Sec.] 1(a)126 Stat. 1165
§ 1112012112-260 [Sec.] 202(b)(1)-(3)126 Stat. 2424
§ 1112012112-154 [Sec.] 704126 Stat. 1206
§ 1122012112-154 [Sec.] 603126 Stat. 1201

 

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