38 U.S. Code § 1102 - Special provisions relating to surviving spouses
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–433, § 404(2), substituted “surviving spouse of a veteran under this chapter unless such surviving spouse was married to such veteran” for “widow of a veteran under this chapter unless she was married to him”.
1967—Subsec. (a)(2), (3). Pub. L. 90–77 qualified widow of a veteran for receipt of compensation by reducing in par. (2) the requisite marriage period from five years to one year and by making her eligible for benefits in par. (3) in event of antenuptial birth.
1960—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 86–491 substituted “fifteen years” for “ten years”.