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10 U.S. Code § 7652 - Rifles and ammunition for target practice: educational institutions having corps of cadets

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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.
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.
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, § 4652; renumbered § 7652, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(d), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1839.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

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”.

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 7651 and 7652 were renumbered sections 8851 and 8852 of this title, respectively.


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4652 of this title as this section.

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.