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105 STAT. 88 Persian Gulf War Veterans' Benefits Act of 1991. 38 USC 101 note. PUBLIC LAW 102-25—APR. 6, 1991 (1) The armed services shall strive to devise and implement a uniform policy with respect to the deployment of mothers of newborn children. (2) Such policy should provide that to the maximum extent possible, mothers of new born children under the age of 6 months shall not be: (A) deployed in the case of a mother on active duty; or (B) activated, if activation requires separating the mother and child, or deployed in the case of a mother serving in a reserve component. PART C—VETERANS BENEFITS AND PROGRAMS SEC. 331. SHORT TITLE This part may be cited as the Benefits Act of 1991". 'Persian Gulf War Veterans' SEC. 332. INCLUSION OF PERSIAN GULF WAR WITHIN DEFINITION OF "PERIOD OF WAR" FOR PURPOSES OF VETERANS BENEFITS Section 101 of title 38, United States Code, is amended— (1) in paragraph (11), by inserting "the Persian Gulf War," after "the Vietnam era,"; and (2) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(33) The term 'Persian Gulf War' means the period beginning on August 2, 1990, and ending on the date thereafter prescribed by Presidential proclamation or by law.". SEC. 333. PENSION ELIGIBILITY FOR PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS AND SURVIVING SPOUSES OF PERSIAN GULF WAR VETERANS (a) Section 501 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting "the Persian Gulf War," in paragraph (4) after "the Vietnam era,". (b) Section 541(fKl) of such title is amended— (1) by striking out "or" before (D); and (2) by inserting before the semicolon at the end ", or (E) January 1, 2001, in the case of a surviving spouse of a veteran of the Persian Gulf War". (c) CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.— (1) The heading above section 541 of such title is amended to read as follows: OTHER PERIODS OF WAR. (2) The table of sections at the beginning of chapter 15 of such title is amended by striking out the heading between the items relating to section 537 and 541 and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Other Periods of War". SEC. 334. HEALTH BENEFITS (a) PERIOD OF SERVICE FOR DENTAL BENEFITS.— Section 612(b) of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting "or, in the case of a veteran who served on active duty during the Persian Gulf War, 90 days" after "180 days" in paragraphs (l)(B)(ii) and (2). 0^) PRESUMPTION RELATING TO PSYCHOSIS. — Section 602 of such title is amended— (1) by striking out "or the Vietnam era" and inserting in lieu thereof "the Vietnam era, or the Persian Gulf War";