10 U.S. Code § 776 - Applicability of chapter

This chapter applies in—
(1) the United States;
(2) the territories, commonwealths, and possessions of the United States; and
(3) all other places under the jurisdiction of the United States.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 36, § 774; Pub. L. 99–661, div. A, title XIII, § 1343(a)(1),Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat. 3992; Pub. L. 100–26, § 3(6),Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 273; renumbered § 775,Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title V, § 508(a)(1),Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1086; renumbered § 776,Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title III, § 377(a)(1),Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2386.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
774 10:1393 (less 1st and last pars.). June 3, 1916, ch. 134, § 125 (less 1st and last pars.), 39 Stat. 216; Apr. 15, 1948, ch. 188, 62 Stat. 172; June 25, 1948, ch. 645, § 21 (as applicable to § 125 of the Act of June 3, 1916, ch. 134), 62 Stat. 864; May 24, 1949, ch. 139, §§ 15(b) (less last par.), 142 (as applicable to the Act of Apr. 15, 1948, ch. 188), 63 Stat. 91, 110.

The words “the Canal Zone, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands as well as to * * * other” are omitted as covered by the words “possessions, and all other places under its jurisdiction”.
Amendments

1992—Pub. L. 102–484renumbered section 775 of this title as this section.
1987—Pub. L. 100–180renumbered section 774 of this title as this section.
Pub. L. 100–26amended directory language of Pub. L. 99–661. See 1986 Amendment note below.
1986—Pub. L. 99–661, as amended by Pub. L. 100–26, amended section generally. Prior to amendment, section read as follows: “This chapter applies in the United States, the Territories, Commonwealths, and possessions, and all other places under its jurisdiction.”
Effective Date of 1987 Amendment

Pub. L. 100–26, § 12(a),Apr. 21, 1987, 101 Stat. 289, provided that: “The amendments made by section 3 [amending this section and sections 1032, 1408, 1450, 1588, 2007, 2364, and 5150 of this title, and section 4703 of Title 20, Education, and amending provisions set out as a note under section 1006 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services] shall apply as if included in Public Law 99–661 when enacted on November 14, 1986.”

 

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