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14 U.S. Code § 2701 - Procurement of personnel

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The Coast Guard may expend operations and support funds for recruiting activities, including advertising and entertainment, to—
obtain recruits for the Service and cadet applicants; and
gain support of recruiting objectives from those who may assist in the recruiting effort.
(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 531, § 468; Pub. L. 104–324, title II, § 206(b), Oct. 19, 1996, 110 Stat. 3908; renumbered § 2701, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, § 116(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4226; Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], § 8513(a)(4), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4760.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on the following language contained in the Coast Guard appropriation act for 1949, “Pay and Allowances” and preceding years:

“expenses of recruiting for the Coast Guard; advertising for and obtaining enlisted personnel and applicants for appointment as cadets;”
(June 19, 1948, ch. 558, 62 Stat. 562).

Changes were made in phraseology. 81st Congress, House Report No. 557.

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 2701 was renumbered section 4901 of this title.


2021—Pub. L. 116–283, in introductory provisions, substituted “operations and support” for “operating expense” and struck out “but not limited to” after “including” and “in order” after “entertainment,”.

2018—Pub. L. 115–282 renumbered section 468 of this title as this section.

1996—Pub. L. 104–324 amended text generally. Prior to amendment, text read as follows: “The Coast Guard may make expenditures as necessary in order to obtain recruits for the service and cadet applicants, including advertising.”