36 U.S. Code § 230507 - Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

The corporation has the exclusive right to use the names “The Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.”, “Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc.”, and “Vietnam Veterans of America”, and seals, emblems, and badges the corporation adopts. This section does not affect any vested rights.


(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1487.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
May 23, 1986, Pub. L. 99–318, § 17, 100 Stat. 476.

The word “sole” is omitted as included in “exclusive”. The words “the corporation adopts” are substituted for “as the corporation may lawfully adopt” for consistency in the revised title and to eliminate unnecessary words. The words “This section does not affect any” are substituted for “Nothing in this section shall be construed to interfere or conflict with” for consistency in the revised title. The words “established or” are omitted as included in “vested”.

The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.

The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013

An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.

36 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large


LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.