[USC05] 38 USC 1954: Forfeiture
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

38 USC 1954: Forfeiture Text contains those laws in effect on June 16, 2021
From Title 38-VETERANS' BENEFITSPART II-GENERAL BENEFITSCHAPTER 19-INSURANCESUBCHAPTER II-UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT LIFE INSURANCE

§1954. Forfeiture

No yearly renewable term insurance or United States Government life insurance shall be payable for death inflicted as a lawful punishment for crime or military offense, except when inflicted by the enemy. In such cases the cash surrender value of United States Government life insurance, if any, on the date of such death shall be paid to the designated beneficiary if living, or if there be no designated beneficiary alive at the death of the insured the said value shall be paid to the estate of the insured.

( Pub. L. 85–857, Sept. 2, 1958, 72 Stat. 1161 , §754; renumbered §1954, Pub. L. 102–83, §5(a), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406 .)


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1991-Pub. L. 102–83 renumbered section 754 of this title as this section.