50a U.S. Code Rule - Statute of limitations

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(a) Tolling of statutes of limitation during military service
The period of a servicemember’s military service may not be included in computing any period limited by law, regulation, or order for the bringing of any action or proceeding in a court, or in any board, bureau, commission, department, or other agency of a State (or political subdivision of a State) or the United States by or against the servicemember or the servicemember’s heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns.
(b) Redemption of real property
A period of military service may not be included in computing any period provided by law for the redemption of real property sold or forfeited to enforce an obligation, tax, or assessment.
(c) Inapplicability to internal revenue laws
This section does not apply to any period of limitation prescribed by or under the internal revenue laws of the United States.


(Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, title II, § 206, as added Pub. L. 108–189, § 1,Dec. 19, 2003, 117 Stat. 2844.)
References in Text

The internal revenue laws of the United States, referred to in subsec. (c), are classified generally to Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 526, act Oct. 17, 1940, ch. 888, art. II, § 206, as added Oct. 6, 1942, ch. 581, § 6,56 Stat. 771; amended Pub. L. 102–12, § 9(7),Mar. 18, 1991, 105 Stat. 39, related to maximum rate of interest, prior to the general amendment of this Act by Pub. L. 108–189. See section 527 of this Appendix.


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