38 U.S. Code § 5106. Furnishing of information by other agencies

The head of any Federal department or agency shall provide such information to the Secretary as the Secretary may request for purposes of determining eligibility for or amount of benefits, or verifying other information with respect thereto. The cost of providing information to the Secretary under this section shall be borne by the department or agency providing the information.

Amendments

2000—Pub. L. 106–475 inserted at end “The cost of providing information to the Secretary under this section shall be borne by the department or agency providing the information.”

1991—Pub. L. 102–40 renumbered section 3006 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 102–83 substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” in two places.

1986—Pub. L. 99–576 substituted “the Administrator” for “he” before “may request”.

Effective Date

Section effective Sept. 30, 1976, see section 405(a) of Pub. L. 94–432, set out as an Effective Date of 1976 Amendment note under section 1521 of this title.