[USC02] 14 USC 3913: Injury or death in line of duty
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14 USC 3913: Injury or death in line of duty Text contains those laws in effect on August 19, 2019
From Title 14-COAST GUARDSUBTITLE III-COAST GUARD RESERVE AND AUXILIARYCHAPTER 39-COAST GUARD AUXILIARY

§3913. Injury or death in line of duty

When any member of the Auxiliary is physically injured or dies as a result of physical injury incurred while performing any duty to which he has been assigned by competent Coast Guard authority, such member or his beneficiary shall be entitled to the same benefits provided for temporary members of the Reserve who suffer physical injury or death resulting from physical injury incurred incident to service. Members of the Auxiliary who incur physical injury or contract sickness or disease while performing any duty to which they have been assigned by competent Coast Guard authority shall be entitled to the same hospital treatment afforded members of the Coast Guard. The performance of a duty as the term is used in this section includes time engaged in traveling back and forth between the place of assigned duty and the permanent residence of a member of the Auxiliary.

(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 556 , §832; Pub. L. 93–283, §1(15), May 14, 1974, 88 Stat. 141 ; Pub. L. 98–557, §15(a)(3)(D), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2865 ; Pub. L. 104–324, title IV, §404(c), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3924 ; renumbered §3913, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, §119(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4236 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 14, U.S.C., 1946 ed., §270 (Feb. 19, 1941, ch. 8, title I, §11, as added Sept. 30, 1944, ch. 453, §7, 58 Stat. 761 ).

Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 832 of this title as this section.

1996-Pub. L. 104–324 struck out "specific" after "performing any" in two places and after "performance of a".

1984-Pub. L. 98–557 substituted reference to members for reference to officers and enlisted men after "treatment afforded".

1974-Pub. L. 93–283 included time engaged in traveling back and forth between the place of assigned duty and the permanent residence of a member of the Auxiliary as the performance of a specific duty.