PUBLIC LAW 8 5 - 8 5 7 - S E P T. 2, 1958
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§ 903. Death in Veterans' Administration facility (a) Where death occurs in a Veterans' Administration facility to which the deceased was properly admitted for hospital or domiciliary care under authority of section 610 or 611 (a) of this title, the Administrator shall pay the actual cost (not to exceed $250) of the burial and funeral. (b) In addition to the foregoing, when such a death occurs in the continental United States, the Administrator shall transport the body to the place of burial in the United States, or to the place of burial within Alaska if the deceased was a resident of Alaska who had been brought to the United States as a beneficiary of the Veterans' Administration for hospital or domiciliary care. Where such a death occurs in a Territory, a Commonwealth, or a possession of the United States, the Administrator shall transport the body to the place of burial within such Territory, Commonwealth, or possession. (c) Within the limits prescribed in subsection (a), the Administrator may make contracts for burial and funeral services without regard to the laws requiring advertisement for proposals for supplies and services for the Veterans' Administration. § 904. Claims for reimbursement Applications for payments under section 902 of this title must be filed within two years after the burial of the veteran. If a claimant's application is incomplete at the time it is originally submitted, the Administrator shall notify the applicant of the evidence necessary to complete the application. If such evidence is not received within one year from the date of such notification, no allowance may be paid. § 905. Persons eligible under prior law The death of any person who had a status which would, under the laws in effect on December 31, 1957, afford entitlement to the burial benefits and other benefits provided for in this chapter, but who did not meet the service requirements contained in this chapter, shall afford entitlement to such benefits, notwithstanding the failure of such person to meet such service requirements.
PART III—READJUSTMENT AND RELATED BENEFITS CHAPTER
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Vocational Rehabilitation Education of Korean Conflict Veterans War Orphans' Educational Assistance Home, Farm, and Business Loans Automobiles for Disabled Veterans Unemployment Benefits for Veterans Mustering-Out Payments
CHAPTER 31—VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION Sec.
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Definitions. Basic entitlement. Training and training facilities. Subsistence allowances. Leaves of absence. Medical care of trainees. Loans to trainees. Regulations to promote good conduct. Books, supplies, and equipment. Vocational rehabilitation for hospitalized persons.
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