U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 7255. Offices

     The principal office of the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims shall be in the District of Columbia, but the Court may sit at any place within the United States.

(Added Pub. L. 100–687, div. A, title III, § 301(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4114, § 4055; renumbered § 7255, Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, § 402(b)(1), May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 238; amended Pub. L. 105–368, title V, § 512(a)(1), Nov. 11, 1998, 112 Stat. 3341.)

Amendments

     1998—Pub. L. 105–368 substituted "Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims" for "Court of Veterans Appeals".

     1991—Pub. L. 102–40 renumbered section 4055 of this title as this section.

Effective Date of 1998 Amendment

     Amendment by Pub. L. 105–368 effective on first day of first month beginning more than 90 days after Nov. 11, 1998, see section 513 of Pub. L. 105–368, set out as a note under section 7251 of this title.

Facilities for Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims

     Pub. L. 101–94, title II, § 201, Aug. 16, 1989, 103 Stat. 626, as amended by Pub. L. 105–368, title V, § 512(c), Nov. 11, 1998, 112 Stat. 3342, provided that:

     "(a) Space in the District of Columbia.—The Administrator of General Services shall provide suitable building space in the District of Columbia for the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims as the Court’s principal place of business. The Administrator shall, if necessary, arrange for temporary space for the Court if permanent space is not immediately available for the Court. The Administrator shall place a high priority on the provision of such temporary and permanent space for the Court.

     "(b) Approval by Court.—Any space to be provided for the Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims under subsection (a) must be acceptable to the Court.

     "(c) Additional Requirement.—Any building space provided to the Court under subsection (a) shall be adjacent to additional building space (in an amount acceptable to the Court) that can be made available to the Court in the future if needed for expansion of the facilities of the Court."

     Section 303 of Pub. L. 100–687 provided for the initial location of the principal office of the Court of Veterans Appeals.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 7255. Offices," U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits in U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed August 15, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4TARMIU8X5TK5IH.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 7255. Offices." U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits, in U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 15 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4TARMIU8X5TK5IH.

Harvard: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", '§ 7255. Offices' in U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits. cited in 2002, U.S. Code, Title 38, Veterans’ Benefits, Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C.. Original Sources, retrieved 15 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=4TARMIU8X5TK5IH.