2001 US Code
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle A - General Military Law
PART IV - SERVICE, SUPPLY, AND PROCUREMENT
CHAPTER 147 - COMMISSARIES AND EXCHANGES AND OTHER MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
Sec. 2489a - Sale or rental of sexually explicit material prohibited

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2000 Edition, Supplement 1, Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle A - General Military Law
PART IV - SERVICE, SUPPLY, AND PROCUREMENT
CHAPTER 147 - COMMISSARIES AND EXCHANGES AND OTHER MORALE, WELFARE, AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES
Sec. 2489a - Sale or rental of sexually explicit material prohibited
Containssection 2489a
Date2001
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 22, 2002
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title III, §343(a)(1), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2489.
Statutes at Large Reference110 Stat. 2489
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 104-201


§2489a. Sale or rental of sexually explicit material prohibited

(a) Prohibition of Sale or Rental.—The Secretary of Defense may not permit the sale or rental of sexually explicit material on property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense.

(b) Prohibition of Officially Provided Sexually Explicit Material.—A member of the armed forces or a civilian officer or employee of the Department of Defense acting in an official capacity may not provide for sale, remuneration, or rental sexually explicit material to another person.

(c) Regulations.—The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations to implement this section.

(d) Definitions.—In this section:

(1) The term “sexually explicit material” means an audio recording, a film or video recording, or a periodical with visual depictions, produced in any medium, the dominant theme of which depicts or describes nudity, including sexual or excretory activities or organs, in a lascivious way.

(2) The term “property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense” includes commissaries, all facilities operated by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the Navy Exchange Service Command, the Navy Resale and Services Support Office, Marine Corps exchanges, and ships’ stores.

(Added Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title III, §343(a)(1), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2489.)

Effective Date

Section 343(b) of Pub. L. 104–201 provided that: “Subsection (a) of section 2489a of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a) of this section, shall take effect 90 days after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 23, 1996].”

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