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[82 STAT. 1333]
[82 STAT. 1333]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-631-OCT. 23, 1968

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then such eligible person (if he or she has sufficient remaining entitlement) may, nevertheless, be afforded educational assistance under this chapter until the end of the quarter or semester for which enrolled if the educational institution in which he or she is enrolled is operated on a quarter or semester system, or if the educational institution is not so operated until the end of the course, or until nine weeks have expired, whichever first oc<!urs." (e) Section 1712 of title 38, United States Code, is amended— 72 Stat. 1194. (1) by inserting immediately after "eligible person" the first place where it appears in subsection (a) thereof the following: "(within the meaning of section 1701(a)(1)(A)) ", and (2)by amending subsection (b) thereof to read as follows: '•(b) No person made eligible by section 1701(a)(1)(B) or (C) of this chapter may be afforded educational assistance under this chapter beyond eight years after whichever last occurs: " (1) the date on which the Administrator first finds the spouse from whom eligibility is derived has a service-connected total disability permanent in nature, or "(2) the date of death of the spouse from whom eligibility is derived." (f) I n the case of any person who is an eligible person by reason of subparagraph (B) or (C) of section 1701(a)(1) of title 38, United States Code (as added by subsection (b) of this section), if the date of death or the date of the determination of service-connected total disability permanent in nature of the person from whom eligibility is derived occurred before the effective date of this section, the eightyear delimiting period referred to in section 1712(b) of such title (as amended by subsection (e)(2) of this section) shall run from such effective date. (g) Section 1720 of title 38, United States Code, is amended— ^2 Stat. 1195. (1) by inserting " (a) " immediately before the first word there(2) by inserting in the first sentence thereof immediately after "assistance" and before the comma the following: "for a person eligible within the meaning of section 1701(a)(1)(A) "; and (3) by adding at the end thereof the following new subsection: " (b) The Administrator may, on request, arrange for educational counseling for persons eligible for educational assistance under section 1701(a)(1)(B) or (C) of this chapter." (h)(1) The heading of chapter 35 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by inserting "AND WIDOWS' " immediately after "WAR ORPHANS*". (2) The analysis of part III of title 38, United States Code, and the analysis of such title, are each amended by striking out: ".*?.">. War Orphan's Educationial Assistance

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and inserting in lieu thereof: "35. War Orphans' and Widows' Educational Assistance

1700".

SEC. 3. (a) Paragraph (2) of section 1682(c) of title 38, United States Code, is amended to read as follows: "(2) The period of entitlement of any eligible veteran who is pursuing any program of education exclusively by correspondence shall be charged with one month for each $130 which is paid to the veteran as an educational assistance allowance for such course." (b) Section 1682 of title 38, United States Code, is amended— (1) by inserting after "program" where it first appears in subsection (a)(2) the following: ", other than a 'farm cooperative' program,"; and

so Stat. is.