10 U.S. Code § 1132 - Presentation of decorations: prohibition on entering correctional facilities for presentation to prisoners convicted of serious violent felonies

(a) Prohibition.— A member of the armed forces may not enter a Federal, State, local, or foreign correctional facility to present a decoration to a person who is incarcerated due to conviction of a serious violent felony.
(b) Definitions.— In this section:
(1) The term “decoration” means any decoration or award that may be presented or awarded to a member of the armed forces.
(2) The term “serious violent felony” has the meaning given that term in section 3559 (c)(2)(F) of title 18.


(Added Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title V, § 537(a),Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2019.)


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