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10 U.S. Code § 7073 - Chaplains

(a) There are chaplains in the Army. The Chaplains include—
the Chief of Chaplains;
commissioned officers of the Regular Army appointed as chaplains; and
other officers of the Army appointed as chaplains in the Army.
The Chief of Chaplains, while so serving, holds the grade of major general.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 170, § 3073; renumbered § 7073 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title V, § 510(a), title VIII, § 808(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1751, 1838.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

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Source (Statutes at Large)



June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 309, 64 Stat. 270.

The words “authorized by section 21f of this title”, “as now or hereafter provided by law”, and “and commissioned * * * or in any component thereof” are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232, § 808(a), renumbered section 3073 of this title as this section.

Pub. L. 115–232, § 510(a), designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.