36 U.S. Code § 22706 - Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

§ 22706.
Exclusive right to name, seals, emblems, and badges

The corporation and its State, regional, and local subdivisions have the exclusive right to use the name “AMVETS (American Veterans)” and seals, emblems, and badges the corporation adopts.

(Pub. L. 105–225, Aug. 12, 1998, 112 Stat. 1308; Pub. L. 107–241, § 1(a)(1), Oct. 16, 2002, 116 Stat. 1496.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)



July 23, 1947, ch. 298, § 17, 61 Stat. 408; Aug. 15, 1977, Pub. L. 95–98, § 1(a), 91 Stat. 830.

The words “sole and” and “have and” are omitted as unnecessary. The word “adopts” is substituted for “may lawfully adopt” to eliminate unnecessary words.


2002—Pub. L. 107–241 substituted “AMVETS (American Veterans)” for “AMVETS (American Veterans of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam)”.


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