[USC02] 38 USC 2305: Persons eligible under prior law
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38 USC 2305: Persons eligible under prior law Text contains those laws in effect on May 26, 2020
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 23-BURIAL BENEFITS

§2305. 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.

( Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1170 , §905; renumbered §2305, Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406 .)

Amendments

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