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Official Title as Introduced

A bill to amend title 38 of the United States Code to authorize a presumption of service connection for cause of death in certain cases involving veterans who had been rated permanently and totally disabled due to service-connected disability for at least 1 year immediately preceding death.


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Date Actions Overview
12/19/1975Introduced in House

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Date All Actions
12/19/1975Referred to House Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
12/19/1975Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Cosponsor
Rep. Biester, Edward G., Jr. [R-PA-8]

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Veterans' Affairs12/19/1975 Referred to

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Subjects (4)


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Introduced in House (12/19/1975)

Provides that for the purposes of payment of dependency and indemnity compensation, service connection for cause of death shall be presumed in the case of a veteran who had service-connected disability rated permanent and total for at least one year immediately preceding death, if due to natural causes. States that the presumption shall not entitle a surviving spouse who was married to such veteran less than two years preceding such veteran's death.