Department of Veterans Affairs March 16, 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

U.S. Paralympics Monthly Assistance Allowance
Document Number: 2011-5951
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-16
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
This document establishes Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regulations regarding the payment of a monthly assistance allowance to veterans training to make the United States Paralympics team, as authorized by section 703 of the Veterans' Benefits Improvement Act of 2008. The rule requires submission of an application to establish eligibility for the allowance and certification by the United States Paralympics. VA will pay the allowance to a veteran with a service- connected or nonservice-connected disability if the veteran is competing for a slot on or selected for the United States Paralympics team or is residing at a United States Paralympics training center.