2015 US Code
Title 50 - War and National Defense (Sections 1 - 4705)
Chapter 50 - Servicemembers Civil Relief (Sections 3901 - 4043)
Sec. 3902 - Purpose
|Publication Title||United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE|
|Category||Bills and Statutes|
|Collection||United States Code|
|SuDoc Class Number||Y 1.2/5:|
|Contained Within||Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE|
CHAPTER 50 - SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF
Sec. 3902 - Purpose
|Laws In Effect As Of Date||January 3, 2016|
|Source Credit||Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, §2, as added Pub. L. 108-189, §1, Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2836.|
|Statutes at Large References||54 Stat. 1179|
117 Stat. 2836
|Public and Private Laws||Public Law 108-189|
The purposes of this chapter are—
(1) to provide for, strengthen, and expedite the national defense through protection extended by this chapter to servicemembers of the United States to enable such persons to devote their entire energy to the defense needs of the Nation; and
(2) to provide for the temporary suspension of judicial and administrative proceedings and transactions that may adversely affect the civil rights of servicemembers during their military service.
(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, §2, as added Pub. L. 108–189, §1, Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2836.)
Section was formerly classified to section 502 of the former Appendix to this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.
Provisions similar to this section were contained in section 100 of act Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. I, 54 Stat. 1179, prior to the general amendment of this Act by Pub. L. 108–189.
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