(a)The Secretary of the Army may lend, without expense to the United States, magazine rifles and appendages that are not of the existing service models in use at the time and that are not necessary for a proper reserve supply, to any educational institution having a uniformed corps of cadets of sufficient number for target practice. He may also issue 40 rounds of ball cartridges for each cadet for each range at which target practice is held, but not more than 120 rounds each year for each cadet participating in target practice.
(b)The institutions to which property is lent under subsection (a) shall use it for target practice, take proper care of it and return it when required.
(c)The Secretary shall prescribe regulations to carry out this section, containing such other requirements as he considers necessary to safeguard the interests of the United States.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 260.)
Historical and Revision Notes
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Source (Statutes at Large)
10:1185 (1st par.).
10:1185 (last par., less 1st 22, and last 19, words).
10:1185 (1st 22, and last 19, words of last par.).
Apr. 27, 1914, ch. 72 (last proviso and last par. under “Manufacture of Arms”), 38 Stat. 370.
In subsection (a), the words “and carrying on military training” and “the maintenance of” are omitted as surplusage. In clause (2), the words “suitable to said arm” are omitted as surplusage.
In subsection (b), the words “shall use it for target practice” are substituted for the words “insuring the designed use of the property issued”. The words “take proper care of it” are substituted for the words “providing against loss to the United States through lack of proper care”.
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