Editorial Notes

1991—Pub. L. 102–40 renumbered section 5054 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(b)(1), (2)(E), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” wherever appearing.

Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(a)(3), (4), substituted “Department” for “Veterans’ Administration” wherever appearing.

1982—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 97–251 inserted “(including State home facilities furnishing domiciliary, nursing home, or hospital care to veterans)” after “by the surrounding medical community”.

1979—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 96–151 added subsec. (c).

1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–581 substituted “by the surrounding” for “by surrounding” and “which the Administrator determines” for “which he determines”.

Pub. L. 94–424 inserted provision that any proceeds to the Government received therefrom shall be credited to the applicable Veterans’ Administration medical appropriation.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–581 effective Oct. 21, 1976, see section 211 of Pub. L. 94–581, set out as a note under section 111 of this title.