38 CFR Part 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS

Authority:
38 U.S.C. 501(a), and as noted in specific sections.
Note:

Sections 1.460 through 1.499 of this part concern the confidentiality of information relating to drug abuse, alcoholism or alcohol abuse, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, or sickle cell anemia in VA records and are applicable in combination with other regulations pertaining to the release of information from VA records. Sections 1.500 through 1.527, Title 38, Code of Federal Regulations, implement the provisions of 38 U.S.C. §§ 5701 and 5702. Sections 1.550 through 1.559 implement the provisions of 5 U.S.C. § 552 (The Freedom of Information Act). Sections 1.575 through 1.584 implement the provisions of 5 U.S.C. § 552a (The Privacy Act of 1974).

The provisions of §§ 1.460 through 1.499 of this part pertain to any program or activity, including education, treatment, rehabilitation or research, which relates to drug abuse, alcoholism or alcohol abuse, infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, or sickle cell anemia. The statutory authority for the drug abuse provisions and alcoholism or alcohol abuse provisions of §§ 1.460 through 1.499 is Sec. 111 of Pub. L. 94-581, the Veterans Omnibus Health Care Act of 1976 (38 U.S.C. §§ 7331 through 7334), the authority for the human immunodeficiency virus provisions is Sec. 121 of Pub. L. 100-322, the Veterans' Benefits and Services Act of 1988 (38 U.S.C. § 7332); the authority for the sickle cell anemia provisions is Sec. 109 of Pub. L. 93-82, the Veterans Health Care Expansion Act of 1973 (38 U.S.C. §§ 1751-1754).

Authority:
38 U.S.C. 1751-1754.
Source:
60 FR 63929, Dec. 13, 1995, unless otherwise noted.
Note:

Sections 1.500 through 1.527 concern the availability and release of information from files, records, reports, and other papers and documents in Department of Veterans Affairs custody pertaining to claims under any of the laws administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs. As to the release of information from Department of Veterans Affairs records other than claimant records, see §§ 1.550 through 1.558. Sections 1.500 through 1.526 implement the provisions of 38 U.S.C. 5701, 5702.

[32 FR 10848, July 25, 1967]
Authority:
Sections 1.500 to 1.527 issued under 72 Stat. 1114, 1236, as amended; 38 U.S.C. 501, 5701.
Note:

Sections 1.575 through 1.584 concern the safeguarding of individual privacy from the misuse of information from files, records, reports, and other papers and documents in Department of Veterans Affairs custody. As to the release of information from Department of Veterans Affairs claimant records see § 1.500 series. As to the release of information from Department of Veterans Affairs records other than claimant records see § 1.550 series. Section 1.575 series implement the provisions of Pub. L. 93-579, December 31, 1974, adding a section 552a to title 5 U.S.C. providing that individuals be granted access to records concerning them which are maintained by Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

Source:
40 FR 33944, Aug. 12, 1975, unless otherwise noted.

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United States Code
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Executive Order ... 9865

Executive Order ... 10096

Title 38 published on 09-May-2017 03:49

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 1 after this date.

  • 2015-08-17; vol. 80 # 158 - Monday, August 17, 2015
    1. 80 FR 49157 - Animals on VA Property
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective September 16, 2015.
      38 CFR Part 1