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Text of the An Act to honor veterans on the 11th day of November of each year, a day dedicated to world peace

...to world peace

This bill was enacted on June 1, 1954. The text of the bill below is as of Jun 1, 1954 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

168                                              PUBLIC LAW 380-JUNE 1, 1954                   [68 S T A T ,

                               (b) I n the case of a warrant officer distributed or redistributed
                            under section 4 or appointed under section 17 of this Act, the term
                            "active service" as used in this Act, shall include all service which
                            he has performed before the effective date of this Act, and which under
                            laws in effect on the day before the effective date of this Act, would be
                            credited in determining his eligibility for retirement as a permanent
                            warrant officer of the regular service.
                               (c) The effective date of the retirement of any person retired pur-
                            suant to this Act shall be subject to the Act of April 23,1980 (ch. 200,
  5 u s e 47a.              46 Stat. 253).
                                                           EFFECTIVE DATE

                             SEC. 22. This Act shall be effective on the first day of the sixth
                            month following the month in which it is enacted.
                             Approved May 29, 1954.


                            Public Law 380                                               CHAPTER 250
   June 1,1954                                                 AN ACT
    [H. R. 7786]            rpo honor veterans on the 11th day of November of each year, a day dedicated to
                                                              world peace.

                               Be it enacted hy the Senate and House of Representatives of the
  Veterans Day.             United States of America in Congress assemhled, That the Act entitled
                            "An Act making the 11th day of November in each year a legal
                            holiday"', approved May 13, 1938 (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. C , sec. 87a),
                            is hereby amended by striking out the word "Armistice" and inserting
                            in lieu thereof the word "Veterans".
                               Approved June 1, 1954.^


                            Public Law 381                                               CHAPTER 251
    Jvine 3 , 1 9 5 4                                          AN ACT
    [H. R. 4231]            To authorize appointments to the United States Military Academy and United
                              States Naval Academy of sons of certain individuals who were killed in action
                              or who died or shall die as a result of active service in World W^ar I, World
                              War II, or between the period beginning June 27, 1950, and ending on a date
                              proclaimed by the President or the Congress.

                              Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of ths
  U. S. M i l i t a r y ,   United States of America in Congress assembled^ That so much of the
Naval, and Air
Force Academies.            second paragraph of the Act entitled "An Act to establish a depart-
  Appointments.
                            ment of economics, government, and history at the United States Mili-
                            tary Academy, at West Point, New York, and to amend chapter 174
                            of the Act of Congress of April 19, 1910, entitled 'An Act making
                            appropriations for the support of the Military Academy for the fiscal
                            year ending June 30,1911, and for other purposes""', approved J u n e 8,
  59 Stat. 586.             1926, as amended (34 U. S. C , sec. 1036a), as precedes the colon
                            preceding the first proviso thereof is amended to read as follows:
                            "That the number of midshipmen now authorized by law at the United
                            States Naval Academy is hereby increased by forty from the United
                            States at large, to be appointed by the President from among the sons
                            of members of the land or naval forces (including male and female
                            members of the Army, Air Force, Njivy, Marine Corps, and Coast
                            Guard, and of all components thereof) of the United States, who were
                            killed in action or who have died, or may hereafter die, of wounds or
                            injuries received, or disease contracted or preexisting injury or disease