10 U.S. Code § 1042 - Copy of certificate of service

A fee for a copy of a certificate showing service in the armed forces may not be charged to—
(1) a person discharged or released from the armed forces honorably or under honorable conditions;
(2) the next of kin of the person; or
(3) a legal representative of the person.


(Added Pub. L. 97–258, § 2(b)(2)(B),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1052.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
1042 31:483b. June 19, 1956, ch. 409, 70 Stat. 297.

The words “armed forces” are substituted for “Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard” because of 10:101(4). The words “honorably or” are added for consistency with 10:1040.

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