PUBLIC LAW 85-857-SEPT. 2, 1958
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(b) Whoever obtains or receives any money or check under any of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration without being entitled to it, and with intent to defraud the United States or any beneficiary of the United States, shall be fined not more than $2,000, or imprisoned not more than one year, or both. § 3503. Forfeiture for fraud (a) Whoever knowingly makes or causes to be made or conspires, combines, aids, or assists in, agrees to, arranges for, or in any way procures the making or presentation of a false or fraudulent affidavit, declaration, certificate, statement, voucher, or paper, concerning any claim for benefits under any of the laws administered by the Veterans' Administration (except laws pertaining to insurance benefits) shall forfeit all rights, claims, and benefits under all laws administered by the Veterans' Administration (except laws pertaining to insurance benefits). (b) Whenever a veteran entitled to disability compensation has forfeited his right to such compensation under this section, the compensation payable but for the forfeiture shall thereafter be paid to his wife, children, and parents. Payments made to a wife, children, and parents under the preceding sentence shall not exceed the amounts payable to each if the veteran had died from service-connected disability. No wife, child, or parent who participated in the fraud for which forfeiture was imposed shall receive any payment by reason of this subsection. (c) Forfeiture of benefits by a veteran shall not prohibit payment of the burial allowance, death compensation, dependency and indemnity compensation, or death pension in the event of his death. § 3504. Forfeiture for treason (a) Any person shown by evidence satisfactory to the Administrator be guilty of mutiny, treason, sabotage, or rendering assistance to an enemy of the United States or of its allies shall forfeit all accrued or future gratuitous benefits under laws administered by the Veterans' Administration. (b) The Administrator, in his discretion, may apportion and pay any part of benefits forfeited under subsection (a) to the dependents of the person forfeiting such benefits. No dependent of any person shall receive benefits by reason of this subsection in excess of the amount to which he would be entitled if such person were dead.
PART V—BOARDS AND DEPARTMENTS CHAPTER
71. Board of Veterans' Appeals 73. Department of Medicine and Surgery 75. Veterans' Canteen Service
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CHAPTER 7 1 - - B 0 A R D OF VETERANS' A P P E A L S Sec. 4001. 4002. 4003. 4004. 4005. 4006. 4007. 4008.
Composition of Board of Veterans' Appeals. Assignment of members of Board. Determinations by the Board. Jurisdiction of the Board. Applications for review on appeal. Docketing of appeals. Simultaneously contested claims. Rejection of applications.
§ 4001. Composition of Board of Veterans* Appeals (a) There shall be in the Veterans' Administration a Board of Veterans' Appeals (hereafter in this chapter referred to as the "Board") under the administrative control and supervision of a chairman di-