38 U.S. Code § 1909. Effective date of insurance

Insurance may be made effective, as specified in the application, not later than the first day of the calendar month following the date of application therefor, but the United States shall not be liable thereunder for death occurring before such effective date.

(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1149, § 709; renumbered § 1909, Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406.)
Amendments

1991—Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 709 of this title as this section.