10 U.S. Code § 8748 - Medal of honor; Air Force cross; distinguished-service cross; distinguished-service medal; silver star: availability of appropriations

The Secretary of the Air Force may spend, from any appropriation for contingent expenses of the Department of the Air Force, amounts necessary to provide medals and devices under sections 8741, 8742, 8743, 8744, 8746, 8747, and 8752 of this title.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 541; Pub. L. 86–593, § 1(5),July 6, 1960, 74 Stat. 332.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
8748 10:1424. July 9, 1918, ch. 143 (13th par. under “Ordnance Department”), 40 Stat. 871.

The word “amounts” is substituted for the words “so much as may be”. The word “provides” is substituted for the words “defray the cost of”. The words “medals and devices under” are substituted for the words “medals of honor, distinguished-service crosses, distinguished-service medals, bars, rosettes, and other devices provided for in”. The words “from time to time” are omitted as surplusage.

1960—Pub. L. 86–593inserted “Air Force cross” in section catchline.


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