[USC05] 10 USC 7277: Medal of honor; distinguished-service cross; distinguished-service medal; silver star: replacement
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

10 USC 7277: Medal of honor; distinguished-service cross; distinguished-service medal; silver star: replacement Text contains those laws in effect on June 17, 2021
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle B-ArmyPART II-PERSONNELCHAPTER 737-DECORATIONS AND AWARDS

§7277. Medal of honor; distinguished-service cross; distinguished-service medal; silver star: replacement

Any medal of honor, distinguished-service cross, distinguished-service medal, or silver star, or any bar, ribbon, rosette, or other device issued for wear with or in place of any of them, that is stolen, lost, or destroyed, or becomes unfit for use, without fault or neglect of the person to whom it was awarded, shall be replaced without charge.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 216 , §3747; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title V, §553(a)(2), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1116 ; renumbered §7277, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §808(b)(11), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1838 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
3747 10:1416. July 9, 1918, ch. 143 (14th par. under "Ordnance Department"), 40 Stat. 871.

The words "issued for wear with or in place of any of them" are inserted for clarity. The words "presented under the provisions of this title" and "such medal, cross, bar, ribbon, rosette, or device" are omitted as surplusage.

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 3747 of this title as this section.

2001-Pub. L. 107–107 substituted "stolen, lost, or destroyed" for "lost or destroyed".

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.