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2016-04-12; vol. 81 # 70 - Tuesday, April 12, 2016
81 FR 21465 - Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance and Veterans' Group Life Insurance—Slayer's Rule Exclusion
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Effective Date: This final rule is effective April 12, 2016.
38 CFR Part 9
The Department of Veterans Affairs adopts as final, without change, the final rule seeking comments published on October 3, 2012, amending its regulations governing Servicemembers' Group Life Insurance (SGLI) and Veterans' Group Life Insurance (VGLI). Specifically, this rule prohibits paying insurance proceeds because of the death of a person (decedent) whose life was insured under SGLI or VGLI, or paying a SGLI Traumatic Injury Protection (TSGLI) benefit to a person (slayer) convicted of intentionally and wrongfully killing the decedent or determined in a civil proceeding to intentionally and wrongfully killing the decedent. This prohibition of payment also applies to any family member of the slayer who is not related to the decedent and to any person who assisted the slayer in causing the death of the decedent. Additionally, the term “domestic partner” is removed from the definition of “member of the family”.
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