38 U.S. Code § 1802. Spina bifida conditions covered

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This subchapter applies with respect to all forms and manifestations of spina bifida except spina bifida occulta.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 1802 was renumbered section 3702 of this title.

Amendments

2001—Pub. L. 107–14 made technical amendment to directory language of Pub. L. 106–419. See 2000 Amendment note below.

2000—Pub. L. 106–419, as amended by Pub. L. 107–14, substituted “This subchapter” for “This chapter”.

Effective Date of 2001 Amendment

Pub. L. 107–14, § 8(b), June 5, 2001, 115 Stat. 36, provided that the amendment made by section 8(b) is effective Nov. 1, 2000, and as if included in the Veterans Benefits and Health Care Improvement Act of 2000, Pub. L. 106–419, as enacted.

Effective Date of 2000 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 106–419 effective on the first day of the first month beginning more than one year after Nov. 1, 2000, see section 401(g) of Pub. L. 106–419, set out as an Effective Date note under section 1811 of this title.