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PUBLIC LAWS-CH. 654-OCT. 10, 1949 centum of the payments otherwise authorized, is hereby repealed, and the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs is hereby authorized and directed to pay 100 per centum of the compensation otherwise au- 48 Stat. 3, thorized under Public Law Numbered 141, Seventy-third Congress. 367, 47a, 473a, 501a, SEC. 2 . That Veterans Regulation Numbered 3 (a), as amended, 723 ' is hereby amended by adding thereto a new paragraph to read as 38 c.S731. tefoll. follows: c . 5 "II. Any ex-service person shown to have active tuberculosis which 48 stat. 8. is compensable under Public Law Numbered 2 and the Veterans Regu- 8 U. S. c . it 701- lations promulgated pursuant thereto, who in the judgment of the 721' Supp. II, 701; 5 .sC.. aa. Administrator of Veterans' Affairs has reached a condition of com- Ante, p. 888 plete arrest, shall be rated as totally disabled for a period of two years following such date of arrest, as 50 per centum disabled for an additional period of four years, and 30 per centum for a further five years. Following far advanced active lesions the permanent rating shall be 30 per centum, and following moderately advanced lesions, the permanent rating, after eleven years, shall be 20 per centum, pro- vided there is continued disability, dyspnea on exertion, impairment of health, and so forth; otherwise the rating shall be zero per centum: Provided,That this Act shall not be construed as requiring a reduc- tion of compensation authorized under any other law or regulation: Providedfurther, That no compensation shall be payable under this Act for any period prior to its enactment: And provided further,That the total disability rating herein provided for the two years following a complete arrest may be reduced to 50 per centum for failure to follow prescribed treatment or to submit to examination when requested." Compensaton. SEc. 3. (a) That subparagraphs (a) to (j), inclusive, of paragraph i38Up.notefo II, part I, Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), as amended, are hereby amended to read as follows: "(a) If and while the disability is rated 10 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $15. "(b) If and while the disability is rated 20 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $30. "(c) If and while the disability is rated 30 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $45. "(d) If and while the disability is rated 40 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $60. "(e) If and while the disability is rated 50 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $75. "(f) If and while the disability is rated 60 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $90. "(g) If and while the disability is rated 70 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $105. "(h)If and while the disability is rated 80 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $120. "(i) If and while the disability is rated 90 per centum the monthly compensation shall be $135. "(j) If and while the disability is rated as total the monthly com- pensation shall be $150." (b) Paragraph IV of part 1 of Veterans Regulation Numbered n o38n.C uPP- I (a), as amended, is hereby amended by striking out "widow with one child, $100 (with $15 for each additional child)" and inserting in lieu thereof "widow with one child, $105 (with $25 for each addi- tional child)". 62 SEC. 4 . That the compensation now payable under the Act of July s8US C. , pp. 2, 1948 (Public Law Numbered 877, Eightieth Congress), for certain II, ii740-743. veterans with service-connected disabilities who have dependents, be amended to include persons whose service-connected disability is rated not less than 50 per centum. 732 [63 STAT.