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[71 Stat. 156]
[71 Stat. 156]
PUBLIC LAW 000—MMMM. DD, 1957

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PUBLIC LAW 85-66-JUNE 17, 1967

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ST A T.

CERTAIN SERVICE DEEMED NOT TO BE ACTIVE SERVICE

54 Stat. 1008. 38 USC 818.

56 Stat. 143; 58 Stat. 679. s o u s e app. 100 1 note. 70 Stat. 862.

38 USC n i l.

59 Stat. 543. 10 USC 635 note.

54 Stat. 1008. 38 USC 821,822. 65 Stat. 33. 38 USC 851 note.

38 USC n i l.

SEC. 2105. (a) Service before July 1, 1946, in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, while such forces were in the service of the Armed Forces pursuant to the military order of the President dated July 26, 1941, shall not be deemed to have been active military, naval, or air service for the purposes of any law of the United States conferring rights, privileges, or benefits upon any person by reason of the service of such person or the service of any other person in the military, naval, or air service of the United States, except benefits under— (1) the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, with respect to contracts of insurance entered into before February 18, 1946; (2) the Missing Persons Act; and (3) titles III and VIII of this Act and title II of the Servicemen's and Veterans' Survivor Benefits Act. Payments under such titles III, VIII, and II shall be made at the rate of one peso for each dollar otherwise authorized, and where annual income is a factor in entitlement to benefits, the dollar limitations in the law specifying such annual income shall apply at the rate of one Philippine peso for each dollar. Any payments made before February 18, 1946, to any such member under such laws conferring rights, benefits, or privileges shall not be deemed to have been invalid by reason of the circumstance that his service was not service in the military or naval forces of the United States or any component thereof within the meaning of any such law. (b) Service in the Philippine Scouts under section 14 of the Armed Forces Voluntary Recruitment Act of 1945 shall not be deemed to be active military, naval, or air service for the purposes of any of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration except— (1) the National Service Life Insurance Act of 1940, with respect to contracts of insurance entered into (A) before May 27, 1946, or (B) under section 620 or 621 thereof; (2) the Servicemen's Indemnity Act of 1951; and (3) title III of this Act and title II of the Servicemen's and Veterans' Survivor Benefits Act. Payments under such titles III and II shall be made at the rate of one peso for each dollar otherwise authorized, and where annual income is a factor in entitlement to benefits, the dollar limitations in the law specifying such annual income shall apply at the rate of one Philippine peso for each dollar. P A Y M E N T OF CERTAIN W I T H H E L D BENEFITS

57 Stat. 555. 38 USC 729.

54 Stat. 1086. 31 USC 123-128.

SEC. 2106. (a) Any person who, but for section 5 of Public Law 144, Seventy-eighth Congress, or section 1008 of this Act, was entitled to benefits under any of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration, whose award of benefits was terminated under such section, or whose benefits were not paid pursuant to Public Law 828, Seventy-sixth Congress, and who was not guilty of inutiny, treason, sabotage, or rendering assistance to an enemy of the United States or its allies, shall be paid the full amount of any benefits not paid because of such section 5 or 1008, or withheld (including the amount of any checks covered on his account into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts together wuth any amount to his credit in the specialdeposit account) pursuant to such Public Law 828. The Administrator shall certify to the Secretary of the Treasury the amounts of payments which, but for this section, would have been made from the