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65 STAT.]

PUBLIC LAW 23—APR. 25, 1951


pursuant to the military order of the President of the United States, dated July 26, 1941, including \mong such military forces organized guerrilla forces under commanders appointed, designated, or subsequently recognized by the Commander in Chief, Southwest Pacific Area, or other competent authority in the Army of the United States, and who dies, or has died, after separation from such service under conditions other than dishonorable. Payments under this Act shall be subject to the applicable provisions of Veterans Regulation Numbered 9 (a), as amended, except that in case any such person has died ^u*s ^^notefoil heretofore, the time for filing claim for reimbursement of such }739. " ' • expenses shall be extended until two years after the date of this enactment. Approved April 25, 1951,

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JOINT RESOLUTION ^prii 25, 1951 Making an emergency appropriation for the fiscal year 1951, and for other —[H. j. Res. 238] purposes.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there are hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for an additional amount for "Expenses of Defense Production", $10,000,000: Provided, That expenditures from this appropriation shall be charged to the applicable appropriation whenever the Third Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1951, is enacted into law. Approved April 25, 1951.

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To authorize the payment by the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs of a gratuitous indemnity to survivors of members of the Armed Forces who die in active service, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives United States of Anfierica in Congress assembled, PART I—SERVICEMEN'S INDEMNITY

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SEC. 1. This part may be cited as the "Servicemen's Indemnity Act of 1951". SEC. 2, Except as hereinafter provided, on and after June 27, 1950, an^"*""^*'" '"^"'•' any person in the active service of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or the Reserve components thereof, including the National Guard when called or ordered to active duty or active training duty for fourteen days or more; cadets and midshipmen at the United States Military, Naval, and Coast Guard Academies; commissioned officers of the Public Health Service while entitled to full military benefits as provided in section 212(a) of tho Act of July 1, 1944 (58 Stat. 689), as amended (42 U.S.C. 213); and commissioned officers of the Coast and Geodetic Survey while assigned to duty during a period of war or an emergency as proclaimed by the President or the Congress on projects for the Army, Navy, or A i r Force in areas outside the continental United States or in Alaska or in coastal areas of the United States determined by the Department of