5 May 1926 c. 238 44 Stat. 396

CHAP. 238.- An Act To increase the pensions of those who have lost limbs or have been totally disabled in the same, or have become totally blind, in the military or naval service of the United States.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the approval of this Act all persons now on the pension roll, and all persons hereafter granted a pension, who, while in the military or naval service of the United States and in line of duty, shall have lost one hand or one foot, or have been totally disabled in the same, shall receive a pension at the rate of $65 per month; that all persons who in like manner shall have lost an arm at or at any point above the elbow, or a leg at or at any point above the knee, or have been totally disabled in the same, shall receive a pension at the rate of $75 per month; that all persons who in like manner shall have lost one hand or one foot and in addition thereto shall have lost a portion of the other hand or foot, shall receive a pension at the rate of $85 a month; that all persons who in like manner shall have lost one hand and one foot or shall have been totally disabled in the same, shall receive a pension at the rate of $100 per month; and that all persons who in like manner shall have lost both arms or both legs, or have been totally disabled in the same, or shall have lost the sight of both eyes, shall receive a pension at the rate of $125 per month.

Approved, May 5, 1926.

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