100 STAT. 3264
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PUBLIC LAW 99-576—OCT. 28, 1986 "(i) the actual level of expenditures for such care in the fiscal year preceding the fiscal year in which such Budget is submitted; "(ii) a current estimate of the level of expenditures for such care in the fiscal year in which such Budget is submitted; and "(iii) the amount included in such Budget for such care.". (c) REPEAL OF REQUIREMENT FOR REPORT OF EXCHANGE OF MEDICAL
38 USC 5053.
INFORMATION PROGRAM.—(1) Section 5053 is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) The Administrator shall submit to the Congress not more than 60 days after the end of each fiscal year a report on the activities carried out under this section. Each report shall include— "(1) an appraisal of the effectiveness of the activities authorized in this section and the degree of cooperation from other sources, financial and otherwise; and "(2) recommendations for the improvement or more effective administration of such activities.". (2)(A) Section 5057 is repealed. . ^ (B) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 81 is amended by striking out the item relating to section 5057. SEC. 232. IONIZING RADIATION REGISTRY. 38 USC 354 note. (a) ESTABLISHMENT OF REGISTRY.—The Administrator of Veterans' Affairs shall establish and maintain a special record to be known as the "Ionizing Radiation Registry" (hereinafter in this section referred to as the "Registry"). (b) CONTENT OF REGISTRY.—Except as provided in subsection (c), the Registry shall include the following information: '•-! '-•:• (1) A list containing the name of each veteran who was -^" exposed to ionizing radiation under the conditions described in "" " 'i section 610(e)(l)(B) of title 38, United States Code, and who— o3,rr. (A) applies for hospital or nursing home care from the 38 USC 601 et Veterans' Administration under chapter 17 of such title; seq(B) files a claim for compensation under chapter 11 of 38 USC 301 et such title on the basis of a disability which may be associseq. ated with the exposure to ionizing radiation; or (C) dies and is survived by a spouse, child, or parent who files a claim for dependency and indemnity compensation 38 USC 401 et ?" under chapter 13 of such title on the basis of the exposure
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(2) Medical data relating to each veteran listed in the Reg^ istry, including— (A) the veteran's medical history, latest health status M f! O recorded by the Veterans' Administration, physical BJ d examinations, and clinical findings; and (B) a statement describing birth defects, if any, in the .«' natural children of the veteran. SH (3) Data on claims for the compensation referred to in paragraph (1), including decisions and determinations of the Veterans Administration relating to such claims. . 4 (4) An estimate of the dose of radiation to which each veteran K listed in the Registry was exposed under the conditions 3 described in section 610(e)(l)(B) of such title. (c) VETERANS SUBMITTING CLAIMS BEFORE DATE OF ENACTMENT.—
If in the case of a veteran described in subsection (b)(1) the application or claim referred to in such subsection was submitted or filed before the date of the enactment of this Act, the Administrator shall