38 USC § 2305
Persons eligible under prior law
October 21, 2020

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.


1991—Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 905 of this title as this section.

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