38 CFR § 21.3333 - Rates.

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§ 21.3333 Rates.

(a) Rates. Special training allowance is payable at the following monthly rates, except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section.

(1) For special restorative training pursued after June 30, 2004, and before October 1, 2004:

Course Monthly rate Accelerated charges
Special restorative training $788.00 If costs for tuition and fees average in excess of $247.00 per month, rate may be increased by such amount in excess of $247.00.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(2) For special restorative training pursued after September 30, 2004, and before October 1, 2005:

Course Monthly rate Accelerated charges
Special restorative training $803.00 If costs for tuition and fees average in excess of $251.00 per month, rate may be increased by such amount in excess of $251.00.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(3) For special restorative training pursued after September 30, 2005, and before October 1, 2006:

Course Monthly rate Accelerated charges
Special restorative training $827.00 If costs for tuition and fees average in excess of $258.00 per month, rate may be increased by such amount in excess of $258.00.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(4) For special restorative training pursued after September 30, 2006, and before October 1, 2007:

Course Monthly rate Accelerated charges
Special restorative training $860.00 If costs for tuition and fees average in excess of $268.00 per month, rate may be increased by such amount in excess of $268.00.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(5) For special restorative training pursued after September 30, 2007, and before October 1, 2008:

Course Monthly rate Accelerated charges
Special restorative training $881.00 If costs for tuition and fees average in excess of $274.00 per month, rate may be increased by such amount in excess of $274.00.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(6) For special restorative training pursued after September 30, 2008:

Course Monthly rate Accelerated charges
Special restorative training $915.00 If costs for tuition and fees average in excess of $284.00 per month, rate may be increased by such amount in excess of $284.00.
(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(b) Accelerated charges.

(1) VA may pay the additional monthly rate if the eligible person, or his or her parent or guardian (see § 21.3021(d)) if the eligible person has a guardian or has not attained majority under laws applicable in his or her State of residence, concurs in having his or her period of entitlement reduced by 1 day for each -

(i) $26.27 that the special training allowance exceeds the basic monthly rate of $803.00 for the period July 1, 2004, through September 30, 2004;

(ii) $26.77 that the special training allowance exceeds the basic monthly rate of $803.00 for the period October 1, 2004, through September 30, 2005;

(iii) $27.57 that the special training allowance exceeds the basic monthly rate of $827.00 for the period October 1, 2005, through September 30, 2006;

(iv) $28.67 that the special training allowance exceeds the basic monthly rate of $860.00 for the period October 1, 2006, through September 30, 2007;

(v) $29.37 that the special restorative training allowance exceeds the basic monthly rate of $881.00 for the period October 1, 2007, through September 30, 2008; and

(vi) $30.50 that the special restorative training allowance exceeds the basic monthly rate of $915.00 for months after September 30, 2008.

(2) VA will:

(i) Charge fractions of more than one-half day as 1 day;

(ii) Disregard fractions of one-half or less; and

(iii) Record charges when the eligible child is entered into training.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3542)

(c) Payments made to eligible persons in the Republic of the Philippines or to certain Filipinos. When the eligible person is pursuing training at an institution located in the Republic of the Philippines or when an eligible child's entitlement is based on the service of a veteran in the Philippine Commonwealth Army, or as a Philippine Scout as defined in § 3.40(b), (c), or (d) of this chapter, payments of special training allowance made after December 31, 1994, will be made at the rate of 50 cents for each dollar authorized.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 3532(d), 3542, 3565)
[35 FR 9814, June 16, 1970, as amended at 48 FR 37975, Aug. 22, 1983; 50 FR 19934, May 13, 1985; 57 FR 29799, July 7, 1992; 61 FR 29295, June 10, 1996; 63 FR 67779, Dec. 9, 1998; 66 FR 32228, June 14, 2001; 68 FR 34322, June 9, 2003; 68 FR 37206, June 23, 2003; 69 FR 62209, Oct. 25, 2004; 73 FR 2426, Jan. 15, 2008; 73 FR 79651, Dec. 30, 2008; 74 FR 3436, Jan. 21, 2009]

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