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38 CFR 3.316 - Claims based on chronic effects of exposure to mustard gas and Lewisite.


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Chapter I - DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (CONTINUED) (Parts 0 - 75)
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Subjgrp - General (Part 3)
Section 3.1 - Definitions.
Section 3.2 - Periods of war.
Section 3.3 - Pension.
Section 3.4 - Compensation.
Section 3.5 - Dependency and indemnity compensation.
Section 3.6 - Duty periods.
Section 3.7 - Individuals and groups considered to have performed active military, naval, or air service.
Section 3.10 - Dependency and indemnity compensation rate for a surviving spouse.
Section 3.11 - Homicide.
Section 3.12 - Character of discharge.
Section 3.12a - Minimum active-duty service requirement.
Section 3.13 - Discharge to change status.
Section 3.14 - Validity of enlistments.
Section 3.15 - Computation of service.
Section 3.16 - Service pension.
Section 3.17 - Disability and death pension; Mexican border period and later war periods.
Section 3.18-3.19 - [Reserved]
Section 3.20 - Surviving spouse's benefit for month of veteran's death.
Section 3.21 - Monetary rates.
Section 3.22 - DIC benefits for survivors of certain veterans rated totally disabled at time of death.
Section 3.23 - Improved pension rates-Veterans and surviving spouses.
Section 3.24 - Improved pension rates-Surviving children.
Section 3.25 - Parent's dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC)-Method of payment computation.
Section 3.26 - Section 306 and old-law pension annual income limitations.
Section 3.27 - Automatic adjustment of benefit rates.
Section 3.28 - Automatic adjustment of section 306 and old-law pension income limitations.
Section 3.29 - Rounding.
Section 3.30 - Frequency of payment of improved pension and parents' dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC).
Section 3.31 - Commencement of the period of payment.
Section 3.32 - Exchange rates for foreign currencies.
Section 3.40 - Philippine and Insular Forces.
Section 3.41 - Philippine service.
Section 3.42 - Compensation at the full-dollar rate for certain Filipino veterans residing in the United States.
Section 3.43 - Burial benefits at the full-dollar rate for certain Filipino veterans residing in the United...
Section 3.50 - Spouse and surviving spouse.
Section 3.52 - Marriages deemed valid.
Section 3.53 - Continuous cohabitation.
Section 3.54 - Marriage dates.
Section 3.55 - Reinstatement of benefits eligibility based upon terminated marital relationships.
Section 3.56 - [Reserved]
Section 3.57 - Child.
Section 3.58 - Child adopted out of family.
Section 3.59 - Parent.
Section 3.60 - Definition of “living with”.
Section 3.100 - Delegations of authority.
Section 3.102 - Reasonable doubt.
Section 3.103 - Procedural due process and appellate rights.
Section 3.104 - Finality of decisions.
Section 3.105 - Revision of decisions.
Section 3.106 - Renouncement.
Section 3.107 - Awards where not all dependents apply.
Section 3.108 - State Department as agent of Department of Veterans Affairs.
Section 3.109 - Time limit.
Section 3.110 - Computation of time limit.
Section 3.111 - [Reserved]
Section 3.112 - Fractions of one cent.
Section 3.114 - Change of law or Department of Veterans Affairs issue.
Section 3.115 - Access to financial records.
Section 3.150 - Forms to be furnished.
Section 3.151 - Claims for disability benefits.
Section 3.152 - Claims for death benefits.
Section 3.153 - Claims filed with Social Security.
Section 3.154 - Injury due to hospital treatment, etc.
Section 3.155 - Informal claims.
Section 3.156 - New and material evidence.
Section 3.157 - Report of examination or hospitalization as claim for increase or to reopen.
Section 3.158 - Abandoned claims.
Section 3.159 - Department of Veterans Affairs assistance in developing claims.
Section 3.160 - Status of claims.
Section 3.161 - Expedited Claims Adjudication Initiative-Pilot Program.
Section 3.200 - Testimony certified or under oath.
Section 3.201 - Exchange of evidence; Social Security and Department of Veterans Affairs.
Section 3.202 - Evidence from foreign countries.
Section 3.203 - Service records as evidence of service and character of discharge.
Section 3.204 - Evidence of dependents and age.
Section 3.205 - Marriage.
Section 3.206 - Divorce.
Section 3.207 - Void or annulled marriage.
Section 3.208 - Claims based on attained age.
Section 3.209 - Birth.
Section 3.210 - Child's relationship.
Section 3.211 - Death.
Section 3.212 - Unexplained absence for 7 years.
Section 3.213 - Change of status affecting entitlement.
Section 3.214 - Court decisions; unremarried surviving spouses.
Section 3.215 - Termination of marital relationship or conduct.
Section 3.216 - Mandatory disclosure of social security numbers.
Section 3.217 - Submission of statements or information affecting entitlement to benefits.
Section 3.250 - Dependency of parents; compensation.
Section 3.251 - Income of parents; dependency and indemnity compensation.
Section 3.252 - Annual income; pension; Mexican border period and later war periods.
Section 3.253-3.255 - [Reserved]
Section 3.256 - Eligibility reporting requirements.
Section 3.257 - Children; no surviving spouse entitled.
Section 3.258-3.259 - [Reserved]
Section 3.260 - Computation of income.
Section 3.261 - Character of income; exclusions and estates.
Section 3.262 - Evaluation of income.
Section 3.263 - Corpus of estate; net worth.
Section 3.270 - Applicability of various dependency, income and estate regulations.
Section 3.271 - Computation of income.
Section 3.272 - Exclusions from income.
Section 3.273 - Rate computation.
Section 3.274 - Relationship of net worth to pension entitlement.
Section 3.275 - Criteria for evaluating net worth.
Section 3.276 - Certain transfers or waivers disregarded.
Section 3.277 - Eligibility reporting requirements.
Section 3.300 - Claims based on the effects of tobacco products.
Section 3.301 - Line of duty and misconduct.
Section 3.302 - Service connection for mental unsoundness in suicide.
Section 3.303 - Principles relating to service connection.
Section 3.304 - Direct service connection; wartime and peacetime.
Section 3.305 - Direct service connection; peacetime service before January 1, 1947.
Section 3.306 - Aggravation of preservice disability.
Section 3.307 - Presumptive service connection for chronic, tropical or prisoner-of-war related disease, or...
Section 3.308 - Presumptive service connection; peacetime service before January 1, 1947.
Section 3.309 - Disease subject to presumptive service connection.
Section 3.310 - Disabilities that are proximately due to, or aggravated by, service-connected disease or injury.
Section 3.311 - Claims based on exposure to ionizing radiation.
Section 3.312 - Cause of death.
Section 3.313 - Claims based on service in Vietnam.
Section 3.314 - Basic pension determinations.
Section 3.315 - Basic eligibility determinations; dependents, loans, education.
Section 3.316 - Claims based on chronic effects of exposure to mustard gas and Lewisite.
Section 3.317 - Compensation for certain disabilities due to undiagnosed illnesses.
Section 3.318 - Presumptive service connection for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Section 3.319-3.320 - [Reserved]
Section 3.321 - General rating considerations.
Section 3.322 - Rating of disabilities aggravated by service.
Section 3.323 - Combined ratings.
Section 3.324 - Multiple noncompensable service-connected disabilities.
Section 3.325 - [Reserved]
Section 3.326 - Examinations.
Section 3.327 - Reexaminations.
Section 3.328 - lndependent medical opinions.
Section 3.329 - [Reserved]
Section 3.330 - Resumption of rating when veteran subsequently reports for Department of Veterans Affairs...
Section 3.331-3.339 - [Reserved]
Section 3.340 - Total and permanent total ratings and unemployability.
Section 3.341 - Total disability ratings for compensation purposes.
Section 3.342 - Permanent and total disability ratings for pension purposes.
Section 3.343 - Continuance of total disability ratings.
Section 3.344 - Stabilization of disability evaluations.
Section 3.350 - Special monthly compensation ratings.
Section 3.351 - Special monthly dependency and indemnity compensation, death compensation, pension and spouse's...
Section 3.352 - Criteria for determining need for aid and attendance and “permanently bedridden.”
Section 3.353 - Determinations of incompetency and competency.
Section 3.354 - Determinations of insanity.
Section 3.355 - Testamentary capacity for insurance purposes.
Section 3.356 - Conditions which determine permanent incapacity for self-support.
Section 3.357 - Civil service preference ratings.
Section 3.358 - Compensation for disability or death from hospitalization, medical or surgical treatment...
Section 3.359 - Determination of service connection for former members of the Armed Forces of Czechoslovakia or...
Section 3.360 - Service-connected health-care eligibility of certain persons administratively discharged under...
Section 3.361 - Benefits under 38 U.S.C. 1151(a) for additional disability or death due to hospital care, medical...
Section 3.362 - Offsets under 38 U.S.C. 1151(b) of benefits awarded under 38 U.S.C. 1151(a).
Section 3.363 - Bar to benefits under 38 U.S.C. 1151.
Section 3.370 - Pulmonary tuberculosis shown by X-ray in active service.
Section 3.371 - Presumptive service connection for tuberculous disease; wartime and service on or after January 1...
Section 3.372 - Initial grant following inactivity of tuberculosis.
Section 3.373 - [Reserved]
Section 3.374 - Effect of diagnosis of active tuberculosis.
Section 3.375 - Determination of inactivity (complete arrest) in tuberculosis.
Section 3.376-3.377 - [Reserved]
Section 3.378 - Changes from activity in pulmonary tuberculosis pension cases.
Section 3.379 - Anterior poliomyelitis.
Section 3.380 - Diseases of allergic etiology.
Section 3.381 - Service connection of dental conditions for treatment purposes.
Section 3.382 - [Reserved]
Section 3.383 - Special consideration for paired organs and extremities.
Section 3.384 - Psychosis.
Section 3.385 - Disability due to impaired hearing.
Section 3.400 - General.
Section 3.401 - Veterans.
Section 3.402 - Surviving spouse.
Section 3.403 - Children.
Section 3.404 - Parents.
Section 3.405 - Filipino veterans and their survivors; benefits at the full-dollar rate.
Section 3.450 - General.
Section 3.451 - Special apportionments.
Section 3.452 - Situations when benefits may be apportioned.
Section 3.453 - Veterans compensation or service pension or retirement pay.
Section 3.454 - Veterans disability pension.
Section 3.458 - Veteran's benefits not apportionable.
Section 3.459 - Death compensation.
Section 3.460 - Death pension.
Section 3.461 - Dependency and indemnity compensation.
Section 3.500 - General.
Section 3.501 - Veterans.