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Presumptions of Service Connection for Persian Gulf Service; Correction

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Department of Veterans Affairs.


Correcting amendment.


The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published in the Federal Register of September 29, 2010, a document amending its adjudication regulations concerning presumptive service connection for certain diseases. In the regulatory text of that document, VA inadvertently omitted a comma following the word “etiology” in the first sentence of § 3.317(a)(2)(ii). This document corrects that omission.


Effective Date: This correction is effective October 5, 2010.

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William F. Russo, Director of Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, or call (202) 273-9515 (not a toll-free number).

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On September 29, 2010, VA published in the Federal Register (75 FR 59968), an amendment to 38 CFR 3.317 to implement a decision of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs that there is a positive association between service in Southwest Asia during certain periods and the subsequent development of certain infectious diseases. In the first sentence of § 3.317(a)(2)(ii), we inadvertently omitted a comma following the word “etiology.” This correction document adds the comma immediately following the word “etiology” in that sentence.

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List of Subjects in 38 CFR Part 3

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Approved: September 30, 2010.

William F. Russo,

Director, Regulations Management, Office of the General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.

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For the reason set out in the preamble, VA is correcting

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1. The authority citation for part 3, subpart A continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 38 U.S.C. 501(a), unless otherwise noted.

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2. In § 3.317, paragraph (a)(2)(ii), first sentence, add a comma immediately after the word “etiology.”

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[FR Doc. 2010-24898 Filed 10-4-10; 8:45 am]