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65

STAT.

325

PUBLIC LAW 149—SEPT. 18, 1951

I (f), part III, Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: "(f) The amount of pension payable under the terms of part III shall be $60 monthly, except— " (1) That where an otherwise eligible person shall have been rated permanent and total and in receipt of pension for a continuous period of ten years or reaches the age of sixty-five years, the amount of pension shall be $72 monthly; " (2) That where an otherwise eligible person is or hereafter becomes, on account of age or physical or mental disabilities, helpless or blind or so nearly helpless or blind as to need or require the regular aid and attendance of another person, the amount of pension shall be $120 monthly." (b) The provisions of subsection (a) of this section shall apply to veterans of both World War I and World War II. SEC. 2. Where eligibility for pension or increase of pension is established by virtue of this Act, pension shall be paid from date of receipt hereafter of an application in the Veterans' Administration, but in no event prior to the first day of the second calendar month following the enactment of this Act.

38 U.S.C. note foil, ch. 12.

SAM RAYBURN

Speaker of the House of

Representatives.

ALBEN W BARKLEY

Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate. I N THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, U. S.

August 17, 1951 The House of Representatives having proceeded to reconsider the bill (H. R. 3193) entitled "An Act to establish a rate of pension for aid and attendance under Part 3 of Veterans Regulation No. 1 (A), as amended," returned by the President of the United States with his objections, to the House of Representatives, in which it originated, it was Resolved, That the said bill pass, two-thirds of the House of Representatives agreeing to pass the same. Attest:

RALPH R ROBERTS

Clerk. I certify that this Act originated in the House of Representatives. RALPH R ROBERTS

Clerk. I N THE SENATE or THE UNITED STATES,

September 18 {legislative day, September 13), 1951. The Senate having proceeded to reconsider the bill (H. R. 3193) "An Act to establish a rate of pension for aid and attendance under part III of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended", returned by the President of the United States with his objections, to the House of Representatives, in which it originated, and passed by the House of Representatives on reconsideration of the same, it was Resolved, That the said bill pass, two-thirds of the Senators present having voted in the affirmative. Attest:

LESLIE L. BIFFLE

Secretary.

Effective date.