[USC02] 14 USC 2735: Coast Guard cross
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14 USC 2735: Coast Guard cross Text contains those laws in effect on November 17, 2019
From Title 14-COAST GUARDSUBTITLE II-PERSONNELCHAPTER 27-PAY, ALLOWANCES, AWARDS, AND OTHER RIGHTS AND BENEFITSSUBCHAPTER II-AWARDS

§2735. Coast Guard cross

The President may award a Coast Guard cross of appropriate design, with ribbons and appurtenances, to a person who, while serving in any capacity with the Coast Guard, when the Coast Guard is not operating under the Department of the Navy, distinguishes himself or herself by extraordinary heroism not justifying the award of a medal of honor-

(1) while engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States;

(2) while engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force or international terrorist organization; or

(3) while serving with friendly foreign forces engaged in an armed conflict against an opposing armed force in which the United States is not a belligerent party.

(Added Pub. L. 111–281, title II, §224(a), Oct. 15, 2010, 124 Stat. 2921 , §491a; renumbered §2735, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §116(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4226 .)

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 491a of this title as this section.