2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part B - Merchant Marine Service
Chapter 519 - Merchant Marine Awards
Sec. 51905 - Flags and grave markers

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 51905 (2016)
Section Name §51905. Flags and grave markers
Section Text

Except as authorized under another law, the Secretary of Transportation may issue, at no cost, a flag of the United States and a grave marker to the family or personal representative of a deceased individual who served in the merchant marine of the United States in support of the armed forces of the United States or its allies during a war or national emergency.

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(Pub. L. 109–304, §8(b), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1585.)

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Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
51905 46 App.:2005. Pub. L. 100–324, §6, May 30, 1988, 102 Stat. 577.
Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle V - Merchant Marine
Part B - Merchant Marine Service
Sec. 51905 - Flags and grave markers
Contains section 51905
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 102 Stat. 577
120 Stat. 1585
Public Law References Public Law 100-324, Public Law 109-304
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