PUBLIC LAWS-CHS. 869, 870-AUG. 8 , 1946 or may be paid to the guardian of the veteran in accordance with the 43 stat. 613. provisions of paragraph 1 of section 21 of the World War Veterans' Act, 1924, as amended; or, in the event the veteran has a wife, child, or dependent parent, may, in the discretion of the Administrator, be paid to his wife or apportioned on behalf of such wife, child, or dependent parent; or otherwise be disposed of in accordance with the 38sas S. c . 450 (3). provisions of paragraph 3 of section 21 of the World War Veterans' A ct, 1924, as amended. deAppotnen t tos (C) Where any veteran who is being furnished hospital treatment, institutional or domiciliary care by the United States, or any political subdivision thereof, has a wife, child, or dependent parent, the pension, compensation, or retirement pay may in the discretion of the Admin- istrator, be apportioned on behalf of such wife, child, or dependent parent, in accordance with instructions issued by the Administrator. single, . deeme (D) Any veteran subject to the provisions of subsection (A) or (B) shall be deemed to be single and without dependents in the absence of satisfactory evidence to the contrary: Provided,That in no event shall increased compensation, pension, or retirement pay of such veteran be granted for any period more than one year prior to receipt of satisfactory evidence showing such veteran has a wife, child, or dependent parent. 3R8 c.,sup. (E) Subparagraphs (A), (B), (C), and (D) of paragraph VI of V, note foll. 7 5. Veterans Regulation Numbered 6 (a), as amended, are hereby repealed. Nonreduction of pension, etc. (F) Notwithstanding any other provision of this section or any other provision of law, no reduction shall be made in the pension, compensation, or retirement pay of any veteran for any part of the period during which he is furnished hospital treatment, or institutional or domiciliary care, for Hansen's disease, by the United States or any political subdivision thereof. 38 U. t S.c. §700 et (G) The administrative, definitive, penal, and forfeiture provisions seq., note foll.§ 724; of Public Law Numbered 2, Seventy-third Congress, Act of March Supo. V, § 701 et seq., note foll.§ 75. 20, 1933, and the Veterans Regulations, as now or hereafter amended, Ante, pp. 124, 299, 654, 904; supra; post, not inconsistent with this section, shall be applicable under this section. pp. 931,t934. i SEC. 2. That all monthly rates of compensation and pension pay- Monthly rates, in- crease. able to veterans of World War I and World War II and dependents of such veterans which are payable under any laws or regulations administered by the Veterans' Administration are hereby increased by 57 Stat. 43; 58 Stat. 20 per centum: Provided, That such increase shall not apply to sub- 38 U.s . c., Sum)l, sistence allowances payable under Public Laws Numbered 16 and V. § 701, note foll. §73s,§§ 0'3-.17c. 346, Seventy-eighth Congress, as amended. OAteP p. 124 , 299; The increases provided by this section shall be effective from the post, pp. 032, 934. Effective date. first day of the first month following the passage of this Act. Approved August 8, 1946. [CHAPTER 870] August 8,1946 JOINT RESOLUTION - [I. J.Res. 390] Making additional appropriations for the fiscal year 1947, and for other purposes. [Public Law 6e3] First Supplemental Appropriation Act, 1947. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the following sums are appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to provide additional appropriations for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1947, and for other purposes, namely: 910 [60 STAT.