38 U.S. Code § 1537. Children of Spanish-American War veterans

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Whenever there is no surviving spouse entitled to pension under section 1536 of this title, the Secretary shall pay to the children of each Spanish-American War veteran who met the service requirements of section 1512(a) of this title a pension at the monthly rate of $73.13 for one child, plus $8.13 for each additional child, with the total amount equally divided.

(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1138, § 537; Pub. L. 94–169, title I, § 106(39), Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1019; renumbered § 1537 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, §§ 4(b)(1), (2)(E), 5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 404–406.)
Amendments

1991—Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), renumbered section 537 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(c)(1), substituted “1536” for “536” and “1512(a)” for “512(a)”.

Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(b)(1), (2)(E), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”.

1975—Pub. L. 94–169 substituted “surviving spouse” for “widow”.

Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Pub. L. 94–169, title I, § 106, Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1017, provided that the amendment made by that section is effective Jan. 1, 1976.