38 U.S. Code § 3685 - Overpayments to eligible persons or veterans
Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1191, 1202, which was classified to former sections 1666 and 1766 of this title, prior to repeal by sections 4(a) and 3(a)(3) of Pub. L. 89–358, respectively.
2021—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 116–315, § 1019(b), inserted “relating to educational assistance under a law administered by the Secretary” after “made to a veteran or eligible person”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 116–315, § 1019(a), amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: “Whenever the Secretary finds that an overpayment has been made to a veteran or eligible person as the result of (1) the willful or negligent failure of an educational institution to report, as required under this chapter or chapter 34 or 35 of this title, to the Department of Veterans Affairs excessive absences from a course, or discontinuance or interruption of a course by the veteran or eligible person, or (2) the willful or negligent false certification by an educational institution, the amount of such overpayment shall constitute a liability of the educational institution to the United States.”
1991—Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a), renumbered section 1785 of this title as this section.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(c)(1), substituted “3684(c)” for “1784(c)”.
Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–40 substituted “5302” for “3102”.
1989—Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 101–237 substituted “Secretary” and “Department of Veterans Affairs” for “Administrator” and “Veterans’ Administration”, respectively, wherever appearing.
1980—Pub. L. 96–466 designated existing provisions as subsecs. (b), (c), and (e), with minor changes in language, and added subsecs. (a) and (d).
1977—Pub. L. 95–202 inserted “, except as otherwise provided in section 1784(b) of this title,” after “recovered” in first sentence, and inserted last sentence providing that nothing in this section or any other provision of this title shall be construed as requiring any institution of higher learning to maintain daily attendance for any course leading to a standard college degree.
1972—Pub. L. 92–540 inserted “this chapter or” before “chapter 34 or 35”.
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.
Amendment by Pub. L. 95–202 effective Nov. 23, 1977, see section 501 of Pub. L. 95–202, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.