Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
VA published a proposed rule on November 5, 2012, implementing section 803 of Public Law 111-275, the Veterans' Benefits Act of 2010, that amended subsection 3901(1)(A) of title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.), by reformatting the statute and adding “severe burn injury (as determined pursuant to regulations prescribed by the Secretary)” as one of the disabilities that VA will consider
Administrative practice and procedure, Claims, Disability benefits, Health care, Pensions, Radioactive materials, Veterans, Vietnam.
For the reasons set out in the preamble, VA proposes to correct 38 CFR part 3 as follows:
1. The authority citation for part 3, subpart A continues to read as follows:
38 U.S.C. 501(a), unless otherwise noted.
2. Revise § 3.808, paragraph (b)(4) to read as follows:
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(4) Severe burn injury: Deep partial thickness or full thickness burns resulting in scar formation that cause contractures and limit motion of one or more extremities or the trunk and preclude effective operation of an automobile.