38 CFR 8.19 - Beneficiary and optional settlement changes.

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§ 8.19 Beneficiary and optional settlement changes.

The insured shall have the right at any time, and from time to time, and without the knowledge or consent of the beneficiary to cancel or change a beneficiary and/or optional settlement designation. A change of beneficiary or optional settlement to be effective must be made by notice in writing signed by the insured and forwarded to the Department of Veterans Affairs by the insured or designated agent, and must contain sufficient information to identify the insured. A beneficiary designation and an optional settlement selection, but not a change of beneficiary, may be made by last will and testament duly probated. Upon receipt by the Department of Veterans Affairs, a valid designation or change of beneficiary or option shall be deemed to be effective as of the date of execution. Any payment made before proper notice of designation or change of beneficiary has been received in the Department of Veterans Affairs shall be deemed to have been properly made and to satisfy fully the obligations of the United States under such insurance policy to the extent of such payments.

[ 61 FR 29293, June 10, 1996. Redesignated at 65 FR 7437, Feb. 15, 2000]

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United States Code
U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

§ 107 note - Certain service deemed not to be active service

§ 210

§ 701 - Placement of employees in military installations

§ 724

§ 725 - Annual performance plan for political appointees

§ 781

§ 788

§ 797

§ 808

§ 1901 - Definitions

§ 1902 - Premium rates and policy values

§ 1903 - Amount of insurance

§ 1904 - Plans of insurance

§ 1905 - Renewal

§ 1906 - Policy provisions

§ 1907 - Payment or use of dividends

§ 1908 - Premium payments

§ 1909 - Effective date of insurance

§ 1910 - Incontestability

§ 1911 - Forfeiture

§ 1912 - Total disability waiver

§ 1913 - Death before six months’ total disability

§ 1914 - Statutory total disabilities

§ 1915 - Total disability income provision

§ 1916 - Insurance which matured before August 1, 1946

§ 1917 - Insurance maturing on or after August 1, 1946

§ 1918 - Assignments

§ 1919 - National Service Life Insurance appropriation

§ 1920 - National Service Life Insurance Fund

§ 1921 - Extra hazard costs

§ 1922 - Service disabled veterans’ insurance

§ 1922A - Supplemental service disabled veterans’ insurance for totally disabled veterans

§ 1923 - Veterans’ Special Life Insurance

§ 1924 - In-service waiver of premiums

§ 1925 - Limited period for acquiring insurance

§ 1926 - Authority for higher interest rates for amounts payable to beneficiaries

§ 1927 - Authority for higher monthly installments payable to certain annuitants

§ 1928 - Authority for payment of interest on settlements

§ 1929 - Authority to adjust premium discount rates

§ 3101 - Definitions

Title 38 published on 16-May-2018 03:41

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 8 after this date.

  • 2018-04-27; vol. 83 # 82 - Friday, April 27, 2018
    1. 83 FR 18421 - Eligibility for Supplemental Service-Disabled Veterans' Insurance
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective May 29, 2018.
      38 CFR Part 8