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Office of General Counsel

Opinions Year 2000


PRECEDENT OPINIONS

PREC 1-00    Countable Income for Death Pension Purposes--Deduction of Expenses Paid for Veteran's Last Illness Subsequent to Veteran's Death, but Prior to Date of Entitlement    Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 1-00, VAOPGCPREC 1-00, 2000 

PREC 2-00    Special Monthly Compensation for Loss of Creative Organ--Mastectomy--38 U.S.C. § 1114(k); 38 C.F.R. § 3.350(a)      Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 2-00,  VAOPGCPREC 2-00, 2000

PREC 3-00    Retroactive Applicability of Revised Rating Schedule Criteria to Increased Rating Claims    Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 2-00,  VAOPGCPREC 3-00, 2000 

PREC 4-00   Nature of Manual Provisions Concerning Claims Involving Asbestos-Related Diseases; Need for Medical-Nexus Evidence in Asbestos-Related Claims     Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 4-00,  VAOPGCPREC 4-00, 2000

PREC 5-00    Constitutionality of Retroactive Application of Proposed Legislation To Limit Time to Claim Insurance Proceeds     Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 5-00,  VAOPGCPREC 5-00, 2000 

PREC 6-00    Nature of Manual Provisions Concerning Claims Involving Rheumatic Heart Disease      Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 6-00,  VAOPGCPREC 6-00, 2000

PREC 7-00    Qualification of Foreign Medical Studies as "Course of Study"      Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec 7-00,  VAOPGCPREC 7-00, 2000

PREC 8-00    Status of Surviving Spouse to Receive Death Benefits      Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 8-00,  VAOPGCPREC 8-00, 2000

PREC 9-00    Effect of Statements in Hix and Pardue v. Gober Concerning Evidence to be Considered in Determinations of “Hypothetical” Entitlement for Purposes of 38 U.S.C. § 1311(a)(2)      Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 9-00,  VAOPGCPREC 9-00, 2000

PREC 10-00    Jurisdiction of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals in Consideration of Per Diem Payments to a State Home    Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 10-00,  VAOPGCPREC 10-00, 2000

PREC 11-00    Effective Date of Public Law No. 106-475 -- Duty to Assist    Citation: Vet. Aff. Op. Gen. Couns. Prec. 11-00,  VAOPGCPREC 11-00, 2000

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