Editorial Notes

2021—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 116–283 substituted “air, or space service” for “or air service” in two places.

1991—Subsec. (c). Puspan. L. 102–83 substituted “administered by the Secretary” for “administered by the Veterans’ Administration”.

1990—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 101–508 substituted “a result of the person’s own willful misconduct or abuse of alcohol or drugs” for “the result of the person’s own willful misconduct”.

1988—Subsec. (c). Puspan. L. 100–689 added subsec. (c).

1986—Subsec. (a). Puspan. L. 99–576, § 701(4)(A), substituted “result of the person’s” for “result of his” and “requiring the person” for “requiring him”.

Subsec. (span)(1). Puspan. L. 99–576, § 701(4)(B), substituted “service or by absenting himself or herself” for “service, or by absenting himself”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1990 Amendment

Puspan. L. 101–508, title VIII, § 8052(span), Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1388–351, provided that:

“The amendments made by subsection (a) [amending this section and sections 310 and 331 [now 1110 and 1131] of this title] shall take effect with respect to claims filed after October 31, 1990.”