U.S. Code, Title 46, Shipping, Appendix

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 2004. Administrative Provisions

(a) Restriction on award of more than one of any type

     The Secretary of Transportation may not award more than one of any type of decoration or medal to an individual. For each succeeding act or service justifying the same decoration or medal, a suitable device may be awarded to be worn with the decoration or medal.

(b) Receipt by personal representative

     When an individual scheduled to receive a decoration or medal under this chapter is unable to accept it, the Secretary may make the award to an appropriate personal representative.

(c) Manufacture and sale; replacements

     The Secretary may provide at cost, or authorize for the manufacture and sale at reasonable prices by private persons—

     (1) the decorations and medals authorized under section 2001 of this Appendix and replacements for those decorations and medals; and

     (2) replacements for decorations and medals issued under a prior law.

(d) Design

     Decorations and medals authorized under section 2001 of this Appendix may be of similar design as are authorized for members of the Armed Forces of the United States for similar acts or service.

(Pub. L. 100–324, § 5, May 30, 1988, 102 Stat. 576.)

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     This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original "this Act", meaning Pub. L. 100–324, May 30, 1988, 102 Stat. 576, known as the Merchant Marine Decorations and Medals Act, which enacted this chapter and repealed sections 249 to 249c of this Appendix and provisions set out as a note under section 753 of Title 50, Appendix, War and National Defense. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 2001 of this Appendix and Tables.

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