PRESUMPTIVE DISEASES:

38CFR Sec. 3.309 Disease subject to presumptive service connection.
Authority: 38U.S.C. 501(a) and U.S.C. 1112 (United States Code)
Based on Public Law   (P.L. 100-321 & amendment P.L. 102-578)
(Current as of March 2000)

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SEE: Most recent available citation: CFR Title 38,Part 3, Section 309 (text)


Diseases specific to radiation-exposed veterans.
The following diseases shall be service-connected if they become manifest in a radiation-exposed veteran, provided the rebuttable presumption provisions of Sec. 3.307.

The term radiation-exposed veteran means:

The term radiation-risk activity means:

The term onsite participation means:

The term ``occupation of Hiroshima or Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces'' means:

Former prisoners of war who had an opportunity for exposure to ionizing radiation comparable to that of veterans who participated in the occupation of Hiroshima or Nagasaki, Japan, by United States forces shall include those who, at any time during the period August 6, 1945, through July 1, 1946:


Most recent available citation: CFR Title 38,Part 3, Section 307 (text)

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38CFR Sec. 3.307 Presumptive service connection for chronic...disease, ... service on or after January 1, 1947.
Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1112; 1113; 1116 and 38 U.S.C. 501(a)



38CFR3.311 Radiogenic Diseases-Non-Presumptive

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