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[71 Stat. 98]
[71 Stat. 98]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1957

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PUBLIC LAW 85-56-JUNE 17, 1957

[71 S T A T.

(h) if and while the disability is rated 80 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $145; (i) if and while the disability is rated 90 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $163; (j) if and while the disability is rated as total the monthly compensation shall be $181; (k) if the veteran, as the result of service-incurred disability, has suffered the anatomical loss or loss of use of a creative organ, or one foot, or one hand, or both buttocks, or blindness of one eye, having only light perception, the rate of compensation therefor shall be $47 per month independent of any other compensation provided in subsections (a) through (j) of this section; and in the event of anatomical loss or loss of use of a creative organ, or one foot, or one hand, or both buttocks, or blindness of one eye, having only light perception, in addition to the requirement for any of the rates specified in subsections (1) through (n) of this section, the rate of compensation shall be increased by $47 per month for each such loss or loss of use, but in no event to exceed $420 per month; (1) if the veteran, as the result of service-incurred disability, has suffered the anatomical loss or loss of use of both hands, or both feet, or of one hand and one foot, or is blind in both eyes, with 5/200 visual acuity or less, or is permanently bedridden or so helpless as to be in need of regular aid and attendance, the monthly compensation shall be $279; (m) if the veteran, as the result of service-incurred disability, has suffered the anatomical loss or loss of use of two extremities at a level, or with complications, preventing natural elbow or knee action with prosthesis in place, or has suffered blindness in both eyes, rendering him so helpless as to be in need of regular aid and attendance, the monthly compensation shall be $329; (n) if the veteran, as the result of service-incurred disability, has suffered the anatomical loss of two extremities so near the shoulder or hip as to prevent the use of a prosthetic appliance or has suffered the anatomical loss of both eyes, the monthly compensation shall be $371; (o) if the veteran, as the result of service-incurred disability, has suffered disability under conditions which would entitle him to two or more of the rates provided in one or more subsections (1) through (n) of this section, no condition bsing considered twice in the determination, or has suffered total deafness in combination with total blindness with 5/200 visual acuity or less, the monthly compensation shall be $420; (p) in the event the veteran'service-incurred disabilities exceed the requirements for any of the rates prescribed in this section, the Administrator, in his discretion, may allow the next higher rate or an intermediate rate, but in no event in excess of $420; and (q) if the veteran is shown to have had a service-incurred disability resulting from an active tuberculous disease, which disease in the judgment of the Administrator has reached a condition of complete arrest, the monthly compensation shall be not less than $67. ADDITIONAL C O M P E N S A T I O N FOR

DEPENDENTS

SEC. 316. (a) Any veteran entitled to compensation at the rates provided in section 315, and whose disability is rated not less than