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10 U.S. Code § 8582 - Deferred annuity policy required

Each civilian member, as a part of his contract of employment, shall carry, during his employment, a deferred annuity policy, having no cash surrender or loan provision, in a joint-stock life insurance corporation that is incorporated under the laws of a State and has a charter restriction that its business must be conducted without profit to its stockholders.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 439, § 7082; renumbered § 8582, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(c)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

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Source (Statutes at Large)


34 U.S.C. 1073.

Jan. 16, 1936, ch. 3, § 1, 49 Stat. 1092.

The words “whose employment commences from and after the date of approval of this act” are omitted as surplusage. Under § 4 of the Act, members already employed when the Act was approved were given 60 days in which to decide whether or not they wished to participate in the benefits provided by the Act. Those who chose not to participate are excluded from the application of this chapter by § 7081 of this title.

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 8582, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 531, provided that a retired officer has no right to command except when on active duty, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 96–513, title II, § 211, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2885, effective Sept. 15, 1981. See section 750 of this title.


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7082 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.