10 U.S. Code § 1218 - Discharge or release from active duty: claims for compensation, pension, or hospitalization
Sections 1218 and 1219 are restated, without substantive change, to conform to the style adopted for title 10.
2014—Subsec. (d)(3). Pub. L. 113–291 substituted “on October 28, 2014” for “on the date that is five years after the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010”.
2009—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–84 added subsec. (d).
1989—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 101–189, § 1621(a)(1), substituted “Department of Veterans Affairs” for “Veterans’ Administration”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 101–189, § 1621(a)(4), substituted “facility of the Department of Veterans Affairs” for “Veterans’ Administration facility”.
1962—Pub. L. 87–651 amended section generally, and among other changes, substituted “Discharge or release from active duty: claims for compensation, pension, or hospitalization” for “Explanation of rights before discharge” in section catchline, and struck out provisions which prohibited a person from being discharged or released from active duty until his certificate of discharge or release from active duty and his final pay (or a substantial portion of his final pay) are ready for delivery to him or to his next of kin or legal representative.
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