1995 US Code
Title 36 - PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES AND OBSERVANCES
CHAPTER 7 - AMERICAN WAR MOTHERS
Sec. 97 - 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 7 - AMERICAN WAR MOTHERS
Sec. 97 - Membership
Containssection 97
Date1995
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 16, 1996
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditFeb. 24, 1925, ch. 303, §7, 43 Stat. 968; Sept. 26, 1942, ch. 563, 56 Stat. 758; June 26, 1953, ch. 152, 67 Stat. 81; Apr. 12, 1974, Pub. L. 93-267, 88 Stat. 85.
Statutes at Large References43 Stat. 968
56 Stat. 758
67 Stat. 81
88 Stat. 85
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 93-267


§97. Membership

The membership of American War Mothers is limited to women, and no woman shall be and become a member of this corporation unless she is a citizen of the United States and unless her son or sons or daughter or daughters of her blood, her legally adopted son or sons or legally adopted daughter or daughters, or her stepson or stepsons or stepdaughter or stepdaughters served in the Armed Forces of the United States or of its allies in World War I, World War II, the Korean conflict, or any subsequent war or conflict involving the United States, having an honorable discharge from such service, or being still in the service.

(Feb. 24, 1925, ch. 303, §7, 43 Stat. 968; Sept. 26, 1942, ch. 563, 56 Stat. 758; June 26, 1953, ch. 152, 67 Stat. 81; Apr. 12, 1974, Pub. L. 93–267, 88 Stat. 85.)

Amendments

1974—Pub. L. 93–267 extended membership in American War Mothers to certain adoptive mothers and stepmothers.

1953—Act June 26, 1953, substituted “Armed Forces of the United States or of its allies” for “Army or Navy of the United States, or in the military or naval service of its allies”, and extended its provisions to the Korean conflict and to any subsequent war or conflict involving the United States.

1942—Act Sept. 26, 1942, extended its provisions to include the World War commencing in 1941.

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