[USC02] 10 USC 8616: Collection, preservation, and display of captured flags
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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 8616: Collection, preservation, and display of captured flags Text contains those laws in effect on June 17, 2021
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle C-Navy and Marine CorpsPART IV-GENERAL ADMINISTRATIONCHAPTER 861-SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: MISCELLANEOUS POWERS AND DUTIES

§8616. Collection, preservation, and display of captured flags

The Secretary of the Navy shall collect all flags, standards, and colors taken by the Navy or the Marine Corps from enemies of the United States. These flags, standards, and colors shall be delivered to the President. Under his direction they shall be preserved and displayed in any public place he considers proper.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 445 , §7216; renumbered §8616, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §807(d)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
7216 5 U.S.C. 418. R.S. 428; R.S. 1554; R.S. 1555.

The words "from time to time cause to be", "transmitted to him", and "for the purpose of being" are omitted as surplusage. The words "Marine Corps" are inserted for clarity, since the provision is interpreted as applicable thereto.

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7216 of this title as this section.

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.