2016 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare
Chapter 18 - Youth Medals
Sec. 1921 - Establishment of medals for bravery; rules and regulations; conditions governing awards

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Citation 42 U.S.C. § 1921 (2016)
Section Name

§1921. Establishment of medals for bravery; rules and regulations; conditions governing awards

Section Text

The Department of Justice be, and it is, authorized and directed to promulgate rules and regulations establishing a medal; the method of selecting such recipient thereof so that an award shall be made to any child residing in the United States, who is eighteen years old or under, who has exhibited exceptional courage, extraordinary decision, presence of mind, and unusual swiftness of action, regardless of his or her own personal safety, in an effort to save or successfully saving the life or lives of any person or persons whose life or lives were in actual imminent danger.

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(Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, §1, 64 Stat. 397.)

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
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Contained Within Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 18 - YOUTH MEDALS
Sec. 1921 - Establishment of medals for bravery; rules and regulations; conditions governing awards
Contains section 1921
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
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Statutes at Large Reference 64 Stat. 397
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