1995 US Code
Title 36 - PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES AND OBSERVANCES
CHAPTER 43 - PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
Sec. 1157 - Membership

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 1994 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 36 - PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES AND OBSERVANCES
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 36 - PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES AND OBSERVANCES
CHAPTER 43 - PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA
Sec. 1157 - Membership
Containssection 1157
Date1995
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 16, 1996
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 92-93, §7, Aug. 11, 1971, 85 Stat. 318.
Statutes at Large Reference85 Stat. 318
Public Law ReferencePublic Law 92-93


§1157. Membership

Any American citizen shall be eligible for membership in the corporation who was regularly enlisted, inducted, or commissioned, and who was accepted for, or was on, active duty in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard of the United States, or our allies. Service with the Armed Forces must have been terminated by discharge or separation from service under conditions other than dishonorable: Provided, however, That persons otherwise eligible for membership who are on active duty or who must continue to serve after the cessation of hostilities are also eligible for membership: And, provided further, That membership shall be limited to such persons as have suffered spinal cord injuries or diseases whether service connected or nonservice connected in origin.

(Pub. L. 92–93, §7, Aug. 11, 1971, 85 Stat. 318.)

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