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r six months' period shall be deemed to have been filed on such Tst day or in such first month, as the case may be.238

(3) The requirements referred to in clauses (A) and (B) of para;raphs (2) and (4) are satisfied by an individual with respect to any [Uarter only if—

(A) lie would have been a fully insui-ed individual (as defined in section 214) had lie attained retirement age and filed application for benefits under section 202 (a) on the first day of such quarter; and

(15) he had not less than twenty quarters of coverage during the forty-quarter period which ends with such quarter, not counting as part of such forty-quarter period any quarter any part of which was included in a prior period of disability unless such quarter was a quarter of coverage;

except that the provisions of subpimigraph (A) of this paragraph shall not apply in the case of any individual with respect to whom a period of disability would, but for such subparagraph, begin prior to!951.237

(4) If an individual files an application for a disability determination after December 1954, and before July 1961,154 with respect to a disability which began before July I960,155 and continued without interruption until such application was filed, then the beginning day for the period of disability 158 shall be—

(A) the day such disability began, but only if he satisfies the requirements of paragraph (3) on such day;

(B) if he does not satisfy such requirements on such day, the first day of the first quarter thereafter in which he satisfies such requirements.

Periods of Limitation Ending on Nonwork Days

(j) Where this title, any provision of another law of the United States (other than the Internal Revenue Code of 1954) relating to or changing the effect of this title, or any regulation issued by the Secretary pursuant thereto provides for a period within which an act is required to be done which affects eligibility for or the amount of any benefit or payment under this title or is necessary to establish or protect any rights under this title, and such period ends on a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, or on any other day all or part of which is declared to be a nonwork day for Federal employees by statute or Executive order, then such act shall be considered as done within such period if it is done on the first day thereafter which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday or any other day all or part of which is declared to be a nonwork day for Federal employees by statute or Executive order. For purposes of this subsection, the day on which a period ends shall include the day on which an extension of such period, as authorized by law or by the Secretary pursuant to law, ends. The provisions of this subsection shall L extend the period during which benefits under this title may (p^ suant to section 202 (j) (1) or 223 (b)) be paid for months prior: the day application for such benefits is filed, or during which a: application for benefits under this title may (pursuant to secrice 202 (j) (2) or 223 (b)) be accepted as such.238

a«P. L. 86-778, sec. 402 (e) (2) (B), added the last sentence of sec. 216 (1) (2), applicable only In the case of Individuals who become entitled to benefits under sec. 223 In or after September 1960.

°3IPar. (3) was amended by see. 204 (a) of P. L. 85-840 (the Social Security Amendments of 1958). See see. 207 (a) of P. L. 85-840, p. 216 for conditions and limitation on its application. For sec. 216 (1) as it read prior to this amendment, see p. 281.

See also sec. 404 of P. L. 86-778, p. 232, for special insured status test applicable in certain cases.

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Benefits in Case of Veterans

Sec. 217. (a) (1) For purposes of determining entitlement to ar: the amount of any monthly benefit for any month after August 195 or entitlement to and the amount of any lump-sum death payment case of a death after such month, payable unoer this title on the ba?iof the wages and self-employment income of any World War II veteran, and for purposes of section 216 (i) (3), such veteran shall k deemed to have been paid wages (in addition to the wages, if any. actually paid to him) of $160 in each month during any part of whic! he served in the active military or naval service ol the United State during World War II. This subsection shall not be applicable in the case of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment if—

(A) a larger such benefit or payment, as the case may be. would be payable without its application; or

(B) a benefit (other than a benefit payable in a lump sura unless it is a commutation of, or a substitute for, periodic payments) which is based, in whole or in part? upon the active military or naval service of such veteran during World War II is determined by any agency or wholly owned instrumentality of the United States (other than the Veterans' Administration) to lie payable by it under any other law of the United States or under a system established by such agency or instrumentality. The provisions of clause (B) shall not apply in the case of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment under this title if its application would reduce by $0.50 or less the primary insurance amount (as computed under section 215 prior to any recomputation thereof pursuant to subsection (f) of such section) of the individual on whose wages and sell-employment income such benefit or payment is based. The provisions of clause (H) shall also not apply for purposes of section 216 (i) (3).

(2) Upon application for benefits or a lump-sum death payment on the basis of the wages and self-employment income of any World War II veteran, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall make a decision without regard to clause (B) of paragraph (1) of this subsection unless he has been notified by some other agency or instrumentality of the United States that, on the basis of the military or naval service of such veteran during World War II, a benefit described in clause (B) of paragraph (1) has been determined by such agency or instrumentality to be payable by it. If he has not been so notified, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall then ascertain whether some other agency or wholly owned instrumentality of the United States has decided that a benefit described in clause (B) of paragraph (1) is payable by it. If any such agency or instrumentality has decided, or thereafter decides, that such a benefit is payable by it, shall so notify the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and ie Secretary shall certify no further benefits for payment or shall scompute the amount of any further benefits payable, as may be squired by paragraph (1) of this subsection.

238 P. L. 86-778, sec. 703, enacted September 13, 1960, added subsec. (j).

(3) Any agency or wholly owned instrumentality of the United tates which is authorized by any law of the United States to pay enefits, or has a system of benefits which are based, in whole or in art, on military or naval service during World War II shall, at the equest of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, certify 3 him, with respect to any veteran, such information as the Secretary eems necessary to carry out his functions under paragraph (2) of his subsection.

(b) (1) Any World War II veteran who died during the period of hree years immediately following his separation from the active nilitary or naval service of the United States shall be deemed to have iied a f u li y insured individual whose primary insurance amount is the imount determined under section 215 (c). Notwithstanding section 215 (d), the primary insurance benefit (for purposes of section 215 (c)) of such veteran shall be determined as provided in this title as in effect prior to the enactment of this section,239 except that the 1 per centum addition provided for in section 209 (e) (2) of this Act as in effect prior to the enactment of this section 24° shall be applicable only with, respect to calendar years prior to 1951. This subsection shall not be applicable in the case of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment if—

(A) a larger such benefit or payment, as the case may be, would be payable without its application;

(B) any pension or compensation is determined by the Veterans' Administration to be payable by it on the basis of the death of such veteran;

(C) the death of the veteran occurred while he was in the acti /e military or naval service of the United States; or

(D) such veteran has been discharged or released from the active military or naval service of the United States subsequent to July 26, 1951.

(2) Upon an application for benefits or a lump-sum death payment on the basis of the wages and self-employment income of any World War II veteran, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall make a decision without regard to paragraph (1) (B) of this subsection unless he has been notified by the Veterans' Administration that pension or compensation is determined to be payable by the Veterans' Administration by reason of the death of such veteran. The Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall thereupon report such decision to the Veterans' Administration. If the Veterans' Administration in any such case has made an adjudication or thereafter makes an adjudication that any pension or compensation is payable under any law administered by it, it shall notify the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare and the Secretary shall certify no further benefits for payment, or shall recompute the amount of any further benefits payable, as may be required by paragraph (1) of this subsection. Any payments theretofore certified by the Secretary of

"• See p. 240. 140 See p. 240.

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Health, Education, and Welfare on the basis of paragraph (1) of thi: subsection to any individual, not exceeding the amount of any accruec pension or compensation payable to him by the Veterans' Administra tion, shall (notwithstanding the provisions of section 3101 of title '&, United States Code) be deemed to have been paid to him by sue: Administration on account of such accrued pension or compensation. No such payment certified by the Secretary of Health, Education, an: Welfare, and no payment certified by him for any month prior to tiu first month for which any pension or compensation is paid by tb Veterans' Administration shall be deemed by reason of this subsectio: to have been an erroneous payment.

(c) In the case of any World War II veterans to whom subsectior (a) is applicable, proof of support required under section 202 (h may be filed by a parent at any time prior to July 1951 or prior tc the expiration of two years after the date of the death of such veteran, whichever is the later.

(d) For the purposes of this section—

(1) The term "World War II" means the period beginning with September 16, 1940, and ending at the close of July 24, 1947.

(2) The term "World War II veteran" means any individual who served in the active military or naval service of the United States at any time during World War II and who, if discharged or released therefrom, was so discharged or relesaed under conditions other than dishonorable after active service of ninety days or more or by reason of a disability or injury incurred or aggravated in service in line of duty; but such term shall not include any individual who died while in the active military or naval service of the United States if his death was inflicted (other than by an enemy of the United States) as lawful punishment for a military or naval offense.

(e) (1) For purposes of determining entitlement to and the amount of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment payable under this title on the basis of wages and self-employment income of any veteran (as defined in paragraph (4)), and for purposes of section 216 (i) (3), such veteran shall be deemed to have been paid wages

(in addition to the wages, if any, actually paid to him) of $160 in each month during any part of which he served in the active military or naval service of the United States on or after July 25, 1947, ami prior to January 1, 1957. This subsection shall not be applicable in the case of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment if—

(A) a larger such benefit or payment, as the case may be. would be payable without its application; or

(R) a benefit (other than a benefit payable in a lump sura unless it is a commutation of, or a substitute for, periodic payments) which is based, in whole or in part, upon the active militray or naval service of such veteran on or after July 25, 1947, and prior to January 1, 1957, is determined by any agency or wholly owned instrumentality of the United States (other than the Veterans' Administration) to be payable by it under any other law of the United States or under a system established by such agency or instrumentality.

The provisions of clause (B) shall not apply in the case of any monthly benefit or lump-sum death payment under this title if its application

reduce by $0.50 or less the primary insurance amount (as com>uted under section 215 prior to any recomputation thereof pursuant o subsection (f) of such section) of the individual on whose wages ,iid self-employment income such benefit or payment is based. The >rovisions of clause (13) shall also not apply for purposes of section !16 (i) (3). In the case of monthly benefits under this title for nonths after December 1956 (and any lump-sum death payment under liis title with respect to a death occurring after December 1956) based m the wages and self-employment income of a veteran who performed service (as a member of a uniformed service) to which the provisions ?f section 210 (1) (1) 2" are applicable, wages which would, but for the provisions of clause (B), be deemed under this subsection to have been paid to such veteran with respect to his active military or naval service performed after December 1950 shall be deemed to have been paid to him with respect to such service notwithstanding the provisions of such clause, but only if the benefits referred to in such clause which are based (in whole or in part) on such service are payable solely by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Coast and Geodetic Survey or Public Health Service.

(2) Upon application for benefits or a lump-sum death payment on the basis of the wages and self-employment income of any veteran, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall make a decision without regard to clause (B) of paragraph (1) of this subsection unless he has been notified by some other agency or instrumentality of the United States that, on the basis of the military or naval service of such veteran on or after July 25, 1947, and prior to January 1, 1957, a benefit described in clause (B) of paragraph (1) has been determined by such agency or instrumentality to be payable by it. If he has not been so notified, the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare shall then ascertain whether some other agency or wholly owned instrumentality of the United States has decided that a benefit described in clause (B) of paragraph (1) is payable by it. If any such agency or instrumentality has decided, or thereafter decides, that such a benefit is payable by it, it shall so notify the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, and the Secretary shall certify no further benefits for payment or shall recompute the amount of any further benefits payable, as may be required by paragraph (1) of this subsection.

(3) Any agency or wholly owned instrumentality of the United States which is authorized by any law of the United States to pay benefits, or has a system of benefits which are based, in whole or in part, on military or naval service on or after July 25, 1947, and prior to January 1, 1957, shall, at the request of the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, certify to him, with respect to any veteran, such information as the Secretary deems necessary to carry out his functions under paragraph (2) of this subsection.

(4) For the purposes of this subsection, the term "veteran" means any individual who served in the active military or naval service of the United States at any time on or after July 25, 1947, and prior to January 1, 1957. and who, if discharged or released therefrom, was so discharged or released under conditions other than dishonorable

f MP. L. 88-778, sec. 103 (J) (2) (C), changed the reference to "section 210 (1) (1)" trom "section 210 (m) (1)," effective September 13, 1960.

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