US (United States) Code. Title 42. Chapter 18: Youth medals

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42 USC CHAPTER 18 - YOUTH MEDALS 01/06/03

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TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 18 - YOUTH MEDALS

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CHAPTER 18 - YOUTH MEDALS

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1921. Establishment of medals for bravery; rules and

regulations; conditions governing awards.

1922. Establishment of medals for character and service;

condition governing awards.

1923. Names of medals; presentation.

1924. Certificate of commendation accompanying awards;

limitation on number of yearly awards.

1925. Omitted.

1926. Authorization of appropriations.

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42 USC Sec. 1921 01/06/03

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TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE

CHAPTER 18 - YOUTH MEDALS

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Sec. 1921. Establishment of medals for bravery; rules and

regulations; conditions governing awards

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The Department of Justice be, and it is, authorized and directed

to promulgate rules and regulations establishing a medal; the

method of selecting such recipient thereof so that an award shall

be made to any child residing in the United States, who is eighteen

years old or under, who has exhibited exceptional courage,

extraordinary decision, presence of mind, and unusual swiftness of

action, regardless of his or her own personal safety, in an effort

to save or successfully saving the life or lives of any person or

persons whose life or lives were in actual imminent danger.

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(Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, Sec. 1, 64 Stat. 397.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 1923 of this title.

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42 USC Sec. 1922 01/06/03

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Sec. 1922. Establishment of medals for character and service;

condition governing awards

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The Department of Justice shall also honor by an appropriate

medal such American boy or girl citizens, eighteen years old or

under, who, in the opinion of the said Department of Justice, shall

have achieved outstanding or unusual recognition for character and

service during any given year.

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(Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, Sec. 2, 64 Stat. 397.)

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SECTION REFERRED TO IN OTHER SECTIONS

This section is referred to in section 1923 of this title.

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42 USC Sec. 1923 01/06/03

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Sec. 1923. Names of medals; presentation

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The medal to be awarded for bravery or valor as defined in

section 1921 of this title shall be known as the Young American

Medal for Bravery, while the medal for outstanding character and

service as defined in section 1922 of this title shall be known as

the Young American Medal for Service, and such medals shall be

presented personally by the President of the United States for and

on behalf, and in the name of the President and the Congress of the

United States of America.

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(Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, Sec. 3, 64 Stat. 398.)

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42 USC Sec. 1924 01/06/03

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Sec. 1924. Certificate of commendation accompanying awards;

limitation on number of yearly awards

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Accompanying such medals designated in this chapter there shall

be an appropriate certificate of commendation presented to the

recipient or recipients stating (a) the circumstances under which

the act of bravery was performed, and (b) citing the outstanding

recognition for character and service: Provided, That there shall

not be awarded in any one calendar year in excess of four such

medals, to wit, two for bravery and two for character and service,

as herein authorized.

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(Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, Sec. 4, 64 Stat. 398.)

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42 USC Sec. 1925 01/06/03

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Sec. 1925. Omitted

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Section, Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, Sec. 5, 64 Stat. 398, which

required the Department of Justice to submit an annual report

furnishing a list of the names of all those upon whom the President

has conferred either the Young American Medal for Bravery or the

Young American Medal for Service, terminated, effective May 15,

2000, pursuant to section 3003 of Pub. L. 104-66, as amended, set

out as a note under section 1113 of Title 31, Money and Finance.

See, also, item 6 on page 117 of House Document No. 103-7.

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42 USC Sec. 1926 01/06/03

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Sec. 1926. Authorization of appropriations

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It shall also be the duty of the Department of Justice to list in

its annual budget request the sum of money necessary to carry out

the provisions of this chapter, which sum is authorized in a sum

not to exceed $5,000 per annum.

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(Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 520, Sec. 6, 64 Stat. 398.)

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