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PUBLIC LAW 8 4 - J U N E 16, 1955
Public Law 83
CHAPTER 152 AN ACT June 16, 1955
To amend Veterans IJesulation Numbered 7 (a) to clarify the entitlement of veterans to outpatient dental care.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That (a) Veterans Regulation Numbered 7 (a) is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following: " II. Outpatient dental services and treatment, and related dental appliances, shall be furnished under this regulation only for any dental condition or disability— "(1) which is service connected and compensable in degree; "(2) which is service connected and is shown to have been in existence at time of discharge or release from active service, but only if application for treatment is made within one year after discharge or release, or by December 31, 1954, whichever last occurs; " (3) which is a service-connected dental condition or disability due to combat wounds or other service trauma or of a former prisoner of war; " (4) which is associated with and is aggravating disability from some other disease or injury which was incurred in or aggravated by active service; or "(5) of a veteran of the Spanish-xVmerican War (including the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection): Provided, That benefits afforded under clause (2) shall be on a onetime completion basis, unless the services rendered on a onetime basis are found unacceptable within the limitations of good professional standards, in which event such additional services may be afforded as are required to complete professionally acceptable treatment." (b) The amendment made by this section shall not be construed to affect the authority of the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs to furnish dental services to veteran trainees under part VII of Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), or under Public Law 16, Seventy-eighth Congress, as amended and extended. SEC. 2. The provisos in the paragraph "Outpatient care" under the heading "VP:TERANS ADMINISTRATION" in the Independent Offices Appropriation Act, 1955, are hereby repealed. Approved June 16, 1955.
Public Law 84
Veterans. Dental care« 38 USC ch. 12A,
5 7 Stat. 43. 38 USC ch. 12 A.
68 Stat. 290.
AN ACT To amend the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, so as to authorize loans for farm housing to be guaranteed or insured under the same terms and conditions as apply to residential housing.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That section 501 of the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (38 U.S.C. sec. 694a), is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: "(c) Notwithstanding section 502 of this title, but subject to paragraphs (1), (2), and (3) of subsection (a) of this section, any loan made to a veteran under this title may be guaranteed if the proceeds thereof will be used for any of the following purposes: 5440^ O - 55
[H. R. Sioo]
June 16, 1955 [H. R. 5106]
Veterans. Fesm housing. 59 Stat. 628; 68 Stat. 643.
38 USC 694b.