38 U.S. Code Chapter 53 - SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO BENEFITS

Sec. 5301. Nonassignability and exempt status of benefits. 5302. Waiver of recovery of claims by the United States. 5302A. Collection of indebtedness: certain debts of members of the Armed Forces and veterans who die of injury incurred or aggravated in the line of duty in a combat zone. 5303. Certain bars to benefits. 5303A. Minimum active-duty service requirement. 5304. Prohibition against duplication of benefits. 5305. Waiver of retired pay. 5306. Renouncement of right to benefits. 5307. Apportionment of benefits. 5308. Withholding benefits of persons in territory of the enemy. 5309. Payment of certain withheld benefits. 5310. Payment of benefits for month of death. 5311. Prohibition of certain benefit payments. 5312. Annual adjustment of certain benefit rates. 5313. Limitation on payment of compensation and dependency and indemnity compensation to persons incarcerated for conviction of a felony. 5313A. Limitation on payment of clothing allowance to incarcerated veterans. 5313B. Prohibition on providing certain benefits with respect to persons who are fugitive felons. 5314. Indebtedness offsets. 5315. Interest and administrative cost charges on delinquent payments of certain amounts due the United States. 5316. Authority to sue to collect certain debts. 5317. Use of income information from other agencies: notice and verification. 5317A. Use of income information from other agencies: independent verification required before termination or reduction of certain benefits and services. 5318. Review of Social Security Administration death information. 5319. Limitations on access to financial records.
Amendments

2008—Pub. L. 110–252, title I, § 1303(a)(2),June 30, 2008, 122 Stat. 2327, added item 5302A.
2007—Pub. L. 110–157, title III, § 301(b)(2),Dec. 26, 2007, 121 Stat. 1836, added item 5317A.
2003—Pub. L. 108–183, title VII, § 708(c)(4)(B)(ii),Dec. 16, 2003, 117 Stat. 2675, substituted “Social Security Administration” for “Department of Health and Human Services” in item 5318.
2001—Pub. L. 107–103, title V, § 505(a)(2),Dec. 27, 2001, 115 Stat. 996, added item 5313B.
1996—Pub. L. 104–275, title V, § 502(b),Oct. 9, 1996, 110 Stat. 3341, added item 5313A.
1992—Pub. L. 102–568, title VI, § 603(b)(2),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4343, added item 5319.
1991—Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, § 402(c)(1),May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 239, renumbered items 3101 to 3118 as 5301 to 5318, respectively.
1990—Pub. L. 101–508, title VIII, §§ 8051(b)(2), 8053(b)(2),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–351, 1388–353, added items 3117 and 3118.
1981—Pub. L. 97–66, title VI, § 604(a)(2),Oct. 17, 1981, 95 Stat. 1036, added item 3103A.
1980—Pub. L. 96–466, title VI, § 605(a)(2),Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2211, added items 3114, 3115, and 3116.
Pub. L. 96–385, title V, § 504(b),Oct. 7, 1980, 94 Stat. 1535, added item 3113.
1978—Pub. L. 95–588, title III, § 305(b),Nov. 4, 1978, 92 Stat. 2508, added item 3112.
1972—Pub. L. 92–328, title II, § 203,June 30, 1972, 86 Stat. 397, substituted “claims by the United States” for “overpayments” in item 3102.
1970—Pub. L. 91–376, § 8(c),Aug. 12, 1970, 84 Stat. 790, added item 3111.
1962—Pub. L. 87–825, § 4(b),Oct. 15, 1962, 76 Stat. 950, added item 3110.

 

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