United States Code
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Presentation of decorations: prohibition on entering correctional facilities for presentation to prisoners convicted of serious violent felonies
A member of the armed forces may not enter a Federal, State, local, or foreign correctional facility to present a decoration to a person who is incarcerated due to conviction of a serious violent felony.
In this section:
The term “decoration” means any decoration or award that may be presented or awarded to a member of the armed forces.
The term “serious violent felony” has the meaning given that term in section 3559(c)(2)(F) of title 18.
(Added Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title V, § 537(a),
Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2019.)
cite as: 10 USC 1132