[USC02] 38 USC 5303B: Character of service determinations
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38 USC 5303B: Character of service determinations Text contains those laws in effect on September 24, 2020
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART IV-GENERAL ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONSCHAPTER 53-SPECIAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO BENEFITS
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§5303B. Character of service determinations

(a) Determination.-The Secretary shall establish a process by which an individual who served in the Armed Forces and was discharged or dismissed therefrom may seek a determination from the Secretary with respect to whether such discharge or release was under a condition that bars the right of such individual to a benefit under the laws administered by the Secretary based upon the period of service from which discharged or dismissed.

(b) Provision of Information.-If the Secretary determines under subsection (a) that an individual is barred to a benefit under the laws administered by the Secretary, the Secretary shall provide to such individual information regarding the ability of the individual to address such condition, including pursuant to section 5303 of this title and chapter 79 of title 10.

(Added Pub. L. 115–141, div. J, title II, §259(a), Mar. 23, 2018, 132 Stat. 828 .)