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[76 Stat. 927]
[76 Stat. 927]
PUBLIC LAW 87-000—MMMM. DD, 1962

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PUBLIC LAW 87-815-OCT. 15, 1962

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occurs after the eligible person's eighteenth birthday but before his twenty-third birthday, then (unless paragrah (4) applies) such period shall end five years after the death of such parent; " (4) if he serves on duty with the Armed Forces as an eligible person after his eighteenth birthday but before his twenty-third birthday, then such period shall end five years after his first discharge or release from such duty with the Armed Forces (excluding from such five years all periods during which the eligible person served on active duty befqre August 1, 1962, pursuant to (A) a call or order thereto issued to him as a Reserve after July 30, 1961, or (B) an extension of an enlistment, appointment, or period of duty with the Armed Forces pursuant to section 2 of Public Law 87-117); however, in no event shall such period be extended beyond his thirty-first birthday by reason of this paragraph; and", (b) Section 2 of Public Law 86-236, and section 5 of Public Law war orphans of 86-785, are each amended by inserting " (a) " immediately before «in Spanish-American 1

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the case of",Und by adding at the end thereof the following: " (b) I n computing the five-year period prescribed in subsection (a), the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs shall disregard all periods of active duty performed by such individual before August 1, 1962, pursuant to a call or order thereto issued to him as a Reserve after July 30, 1961, or pursuant to an extension of an enlistment, appointment, or period of duty with the Armed Forces pursuant to section 2 of Public Law 86-117." SEC. 3. Paragraph (26) of section 101 of title 38, United States Code, is amended (1) by striking out "Reserves" and inserting in lieu thereof "Reserve", and (2") by striking out "members" and inserting in lieu thereof "a member". SEC. 4. Section 624(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking out "temporarily". SEC. 5. Section 230 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end thereof the following: "(c) The Administrator is authorized to establish and maintain an office in Europe, at such location as he deems appropriate, to render technical advice and assistance in the administration of veterans' programs in that area." SEC. 6. (a) The text of section 235 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting "or to the Veterans' Administration office established in Europe pursuant to section 230(c) of this title" immediately after "Republic of the Philippines" both places it appears, (b) The catchlme of section 235 of title 38, United States Code, and item 235 of the analysis of chapter 3 of title 38, United States Code, are each amended by striking out "in the Republic of the Philippines" and inserting in lieu thereof "at oversea offices". SEC. 7, (a) Section 1502(a) of title 38, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: " (a) Every veteran who is in need of vocational rehabilitation on account of a service-connected disability which is, or but for the receif)t of retirement pay would be, compensable under chapter 11 of this title shall be furnished such vocational rehabilitation as may be prescribed by the Administrator, if such disability— "(1) arose out of service during World W a r II or the Korean conflict; or "(2) arose out of service after World W a r II, and before the Korean conflict, or after the Korean conflict, and is rated for compensation purposes as 30 per centum or more, or if less than

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