[USC02] 38 USC 1537: Children of Spanish-American War veterans
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38 USC 1537: Children of Spanish-American War veterans Text contains those laws in effect on August 3, 2020
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 15-PENSION FOR NON-SERVICE-CONNECTED DISABILITY OR DEATH OR FOR SERVICESUBCHAPTER III-PENSIONS TO SURVIVING SPOUSES AND CHILDRENWars Before World War I

§1537. Children of Spanish-American War veterans

Whenever there is no surviving spouse entitled to pension under section 1536 of this title, the Secretary shall pay to the children of each Spanish-American War veteran who met the service requirements of section 1512(a) of this title a pension at the monthly rate of $73.13 for one child, plus $8.13 for each additional child, with the total amount equally divided.

( Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1138 , §537; Pub. L. 94–169, title I, §106(39), Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1019 ; renumbered §1537 and amended Pub. L. 102–83, §§4(b)(1), (2)(E), 5(a), (c)(1), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 404–406 .)

Amendments

1991-Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), renumbered section 537 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 102–83, §5(c)(1), substituted "1536" for "536" and "1512(a)" for "512(a)".

Pub. L. 102–83, §4(b)(1), (2)(E), substituted "Secretary" for "Administrator".

1975-Pub. L. 94–169 substituted "surviving spouse" for "widow".

Effective Date of 1975 Amendment

Pub. L. 94–169, title I, §106, Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1017 , provided that the amendment made by that section is effective Jan. 1, 1976.