War-risk Insurance: Hearing Before the Subcommittee of the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Sixty-Fifth Congress, First Session, on H. R. 5723, an Act to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Authorize the Establishment of a Bureau of War-Risk Insurance in the Treasury Department," Approved September 5, 1914, And, for Other Purposes. September 18, 1917
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - Insurance, Life - 94 pages
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Page 6 - a fine of not more than $2,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both." Article II. ALLOTMENTS AND FAMILY ALLOWANCES. Sec. 201. That allotment of pay shall, subject to the conditions, limitations, and exceptions hereinafter specified, be compulsory as to wife, a former wife divorced who has not remarried, and
Page 8 - in the line of duty, by any commissioned officer or enlisted man or by any member of the Army Nurse Corps (female) or of the Navy Nurse Corps (female) when employed in the active service under the War Department or Navy Department, the United States shall pay compensation as hereinafter provided. Sec. 301.
Page 12 - If no beneficiary within the permitted class be designated by the insured, either in his lifetime or by his last will and testament, or if the designated beneficiary does not survive the insured the insurance shall be payable to such person or persons, within the permitted class of beneficiaries as would under the laws of the State
Page 5 - (c) A stepchild if a member of the man's household. "(d) An illegitimate child, but as to the father only if acknowledged by him or if he has been judicially ordered or decreed to contribute to such child's support. "(2) The term 'grandchild' means a child as above defined of a child as above defined: "(3)
Page 12 - the residence of the insured be entitled to his personal property in case of intestacy. If no such person survive the insured, then there shall be paid to the estate of the insured an amount equal to the reserve value of the insurance at the time of his death,
Page 9 - (4) The amount of each monthly payment shall be determined according to the family conditions then existing. Sec. 303. That every person applying for or in receipt of compensation for disability under the provisions of this article shall, as frequently and at such times and places as may be reasonably required, submit himself to examination
Page 10 - That upon its own motion or upon application the bureau may at any time review an award, and, in accordance with the facts found upon such review, may end, diminish, or increase the compensation previously awarded, or, if compensation has been refused or discontinued, may award compensation. Sec. 307.
Page 12 - alternative benefits to the insured and the beneficiaries as may be found to be reasonable and practicable, may be provided for in the contract of insurance. Subject to regulations, the insured shall at all times have the right to change the beneficiary or beneficiaries
Page 10 - That no compensation shall be payable for death or disability which does not occur prior to or within one year after discharge or resignation from the service, except that where, after a medical examination made pursuant to regulations, at the time of discharge or resignation from the service, or within such reasonable time thereafter, not exceeding
Page 11 - That if an injury or death for which compensation is payable under this act is caused under circumstances creating a legal liability upon some person other than the United States or the enemy to pay damages therefor, the director, as a condition to payment of compensation by the United States, shall require the beneficiary to assign to the United States any right of action