38 U.S. Code § 3540 - Purpose

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The purpose of special restorative training is to overcome, or lessen, the effects of a manifest physical or mental disability which would handicap an eligible person (other than a person made eligible under subparagraph (C) of such section [1] by reason of a spouse being listed in one of the categories referred to in that subparagraph) in the pursuit of a program of education.

(Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1200, § 1740; Pub. L. 96–466, title III, § 331, Oct. 17, 1980, 94 Stat. 2198; renumbered § 3540 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406; Pub. L. 107–103, title I, § 109(a), Dec. 27, 2001, 115 Stat. 986; Pub. L. 109–444, § 3(b)(4), Dec. 21, 2006, 120 Stat. 3307; Pub. L. 109–461, title III, § 301(b)(4), title X, § 1006(b), Dec. 22, 2006, 120 Stat. 3427, 3468.)
References in Text

Such section, referred to in text, probably means section 3501(a)(1) of this title. See 2006 Amendment note below.

Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b), provided that as of the enactment of Pub. L. 109–461, the amendments made by Pub. L. 109–444 were deemed for all purposes not to have taken effect and that Pub. L. 109–444 ceased to be in effect. See Amendment notes below and section 1006(b) of Pub. L. 109–461, set out as a Coordination of Provisions With Pub. L. 109–444 note under section 101 of this title.

Pub. L. 109–461, § 301(b)(4), substituted “(other than a person made eligible under subparagraph (C) of such section by reason of a spouse being listed in one of the categories referred to in that subparagraph)” for “(as defined in subparagraphs (A), (B), and (D) of section 3501(a)(1) of this title)”.

Pub. L. 109–444, which substituted “(other than a person made eligible under subparagraph (C) of such section by reason of a spouse being listed in one of the categories referred to in that subparagraph)” for “(as defined in subparagraphs (A), (B), and (D) of section 3501(a)(1) of this title)”, was terminated by Pub. L. 109–461, § 1006(b). See Amendment notes above.

2001—Pub. L. 107–103 substituted “subparagraphs (A), (B), and (D) of section 3501(a)(1) of this title” for “section 3501(a)(1)(A) of this title”.

1991—Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 1740 of this title as this section and substituted “3501(a)(1)(A)” for “1701(a)(1)(A)”.

1980—Pub. L. 96–466 inserted “(as defined in section 1701(a)(1)(A) of this title)” after “person”.

Effective Date of 2006 Amendment

Amendment by section 301(b)(4) of Pub. L. 109–461 applicable with respect to a payment of educational assistance for a course of education pursued after Dec. 22, 2006, see section 301(d) of Pub. L. 109–461, set out as a note under section 3501 of this title.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–466 effective Oct. 1, 1980, except as otherwise specifically provided, see section 802(c) of Pub. L. 96–466, set out as a note under section 3452 of this title.