38 U.S. Code § 1731 - Assistance to the Republic of the Philippines

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The President is authorized to assist the Republic of the Philippines in fulfilling its responsibility in providing medical care and treatment for Commonwealth Army veterans and new Philippine Scouts in need of such care and treatment for service-connected disabilities and non-service-connected disabilities under certain conditions.


(Added Pub. L. 93–82, title I, § 107(a),Aug. 2, 1973, 87 Stat. 184, § 631; amended Pub. L. 97–72, title I, § 107(b),Nov. 3, 1981, 95 Stat. 1052; renumbered § 1731,Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)
Prior Provisions

Prior section 1731 was renumbered section 3531 of this title.

1991—Pub. L. 102–83renumbered section 631 of this title as this section.
1981—Pub. L. 97–72inserted “in fulfilling its responsibility” after “The President is authorized to assist the Republic of the Philippines”.
Effective Date

Section effective July 1, 1973, see section 501 ofPub. L. 93–82, set out as an Effective Date of 1973 Amendment note under section 1701 of this title.


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