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[82 STAT. 809]
[82 STAT. 809]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

82 STAT. ]

PUBLIC LAW 90-493-AUG. 19, 1968

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(8) by striking out "$186" in subsection (h) and inserting in lieu thereof "$201"; (9) by striking out "$209" in subsection (i) and inserting in lieu thereof "$226"; (10) by striking out "$300" in subsection (j) and inserting in lieu thereof "$400"; (11) b^ striking out "$600" in subsections (k), (o), and (p) and inserting in lieu thereof "$700"; (12) by striking out "$400" in subsection (1) and inserting in lieu thereof "$500"; (13) by striking out "$450" in subsection (m) and inserting in lieu thereof "$550"; (14) by striking out "$525" in subsection (n) and inserting in lieu thereof "$625"; (15) by striking out "$250" in subsection (r) and inserting in lieu thereof "$300"; (16) by striking out "$350" in subsection (s) and inserting in lieu thereof "$450"; (17) by striking out "$400" in subsection (k) and inserting in ^^ ^*^*- ^^"• lieu thereof "$500". (b) The Administrator of Veterans' Affairs may adjust adminis- ^^*^ adjusttratively, consistent with the increases authorized by this section, the "" " ^' rates of disability compensation payable to persons within the purview of section 10 of Public Law 85-857 who are not in receipt of ^2?*^• ^^^'^^. ^g* compensation pursuant to chapter 11 of title 38, United States Code. prec. 101"° ^ SEC. 2. The compensation payable pursuant to the amendments made 38 USC 301. by this Act shall be payable fcJeginning with the first day of January 1969. SEC. 3. (a) Section 617 of title 38, United States Code, is amended JtT^.i^'^ to read as follows:

    • § 617. Invalid lifts and other devices

"The Administrator may furnish an invalid lift, or any type of therapeutic or rehabilitative device, as well as other medical equipment and supplies (excludi;ng medicines), if medically indicated, to any veteran who is receiving (1) compensation under subsections 314 (l) - (p) (or the comparable rates provided pursuant to section 334) 72 Stat. 1123. of this title, or (2) pension under chapter 15 of this title by reason 38 USC 501. of being in need of regular aid and attendance." (b) The analysis of chapter 17 of title 38, United States Code, is amended by striking out "Sec. 617. Invalid lifts and other devices for pensioners."

and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "Sec. 617. Invalid lifts and other devices."

4. (a) Section 314(q) and section 356 of title 38, United States R«P«^I«Code, are hereby repealed. (b) The repeals made by subsection (a) of this section shall not apply in the case of any veteran who, on the date of enactment of this xlct, was receiving or entitled to receive compensation for tuberculosis which in the judgment of the Administrator had reached a condition of complete arrest. SEC. 6. Any veteran determined by the Administrator of Veterans' p^f"if^|<fho^] 1 Affairs to have received overpayments of educational benefits under Board, L overa., former chapter 33 of title 38, United States Code, in connection with payments. the institutional on-f arm training program conducted by the Tangipa^^° hoa Parish School Board, Amite, Louisiana, shall be relieved of all liability to the United States for the amount of such overpayment, SEC.