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July 15, 1944


JAMA. 1944;125(11):796-799. doi:10.1001/jama.1944.02850290036014

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THE SERVICEMEN'S READJUSTMENT ACT OF 1944  An Abstract Prepared by the Bureau of Legal Medicine and Legislation, American Medical Association, ChicagoThe G. I. Bill of Rights (S. 1767) was approved by the President on June 22 as Public Law 346, Seventy-Eighth Congress. It contains six titles.

TITLE I  Title I deals generally with hospitalization, claims and procedures, aid by veterans' organizations and the review of discharges or dismissals from the armed forces.It declares the Veterans' Administration to be an essential war agency, entitled to priorities second only to the War and Navy departments, such priorities, so far as they relate to materials, being extended to any state institution to be built for the care or hospitalization of veterans.It authorizes an appropriation of $500,000,000 for the construction of additional hospital facilities for veterans and sanctions agreements between the Administrator of Veterans' Affairs

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