2018 US Code
Title 10 - Armed Forces
Subtitle B - Army
Part III - Training
Chapter 753 - United States Military Academy
Sec. 7456 - Use of certain gifts

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Citation 10 U.S.C. § 7456 (2018)
Section Name §7456. Use of certain gifts
Section Text

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Army, the Superintendent of the Academy may (without regard to section 2601 of this title) accept, hold, administer, invest, and spend any gift, devise, or bequest of personal property of a value of $20,000 or less made to the United States on the condition that such gift, devise, or bequest be used for the benefit of the Academy or any entity thereof. The Secretary may pay or authorize the payment of all reasonable and necessary expenses in connection with the conveyance or transfer of a gift, devise, or bequest under this section.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 97–295, §1(41)(A), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1297, §4356; renumbered §7456, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §808(c)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1839.)

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Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
4356 10:4334 (note). Sept. 8, 1982, Pub. L. 97–252, §1133(a), 96 Stat. 761.

The word "Academy" is substituted for "United States Military Academy" for consistency in title 10.


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4356 of this title as this section.


Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.


Pub. L. 97–252, title XI, §1133, Sept. 8, 1982, 96 Stat. 761, provided that:

"(a) [Repealed and reenacted as section 4356 (now 7456) of this title by Pub. L. 97–295, §§1(41)(A), 6(b), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1297, 1315.]

"(b) This section applies with respect to any gift, devise, or bequest made on or after the date of the enactment of this Act [Sept. 8, 1982] for the purpose described in subsection (a) [see text of section 7456 of this title] and applies to any such gift, devise, or bequest, or devise made before the date of the enactment of this Act with respect to which the Secretary of the Army has approved application of this section rather than section 2601 of title 10, United States Code."

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle B - Army
Sec. 7456 - Use of certain gifts
Contains section 7456
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 96 Stat. 1297, 761
132 Stat. 1839
Public Law References Public Law 97-252, Public Law 97-295, Public Law 115-232
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