36 U.S. Code § 130106. Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

The corporation and its subordinate divisions have the exclusive right to use the name “Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic”. The corporation has the exclusive right to use and to allow others to use seals, emblems, and badges the corporation adopts.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



June 17, 1959, Pub. L. 86–47, § 16, 73 Stat. 79.

The word “sole” is omitted as included in “exclusive”. The words “allow others to use” are substituted for “allow or refuse the use of”, and the words “the corporation adopts” are substituted for “as have heretofore been used by the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic”, for consistency in the revised title.