38 U.S. Code § 3109 - Entitlement to independent living services and assistance

§ 3109.
Entitlement to independent living services and assistance

In any case in which the Secretary has determined under section 3106(e) of this title that the achievement of a vocational goal by a veteran currently is not reasonably feasible, such veteran shall be entitled, in accordance with the provisions of section 3120 of this title, to a program of independent living services and assistance designed to enable such veteran to achieve maximum independence in daily living.

(Added Pub. L. 96–466, title I, § 101(a), Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2181, § 1509; amended Pub. L. 99–576, title III, § 333(b)(5), Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3279; Pub. L. 101–237, title IV, § 423(b)(1)(A), Dec. 18, 1989, 103 Stat. 2092; renumbered § 3109 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406; Pub. L. 104–275, title I, § 101(f)(2)(B), Oct. 9, 1996, 110 Stat. 3325.)
Prior Provisions

Prior section 3109 was renumbered section 5309 of this title.


1996—Pub. L. 104–275 substituted “3106(e)” for “3106(d)”.

1991—Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 1509 of this title as this section and substituted “3106(d)” for “1506(d)” and “3120” for “1520”.

1989—Pub. L. 101–237 substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator”.

1986—Pub. L. 99–576 inserted “currently” after first reference to “veteran”.

Effective Date

Section effective Apr. 1, 1981, see section 802(a)(1) of Pub. L. 96–466, set out as a note under section 3100 of this title.

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