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§ 2568a. Damaged personal protective equipment: award to members separating from the Armed Forces and veterans
(a)In General.—The Secretary of a military department, acting through a disposition service distribution center of the Defense Logistics Agency, may award to a covered individual the demilitarized PPE of that covered individual. The award of PPE under this section shall be without cost to the covered individual.
(b)Definitions.—In this section:
(1) The term “covered individual” means—
(A) a member of the armed forces—
(i) under the jurisdiction of the Secretary concerned; and
(ii) who is separating from the armed forces; or
(B) a veteran who was under the jurisdiction of the Secretary concerned while a member of the armed forces.
(2) The term “PPE” means personal protective equipment that was damaged in combat or otherwise—
(A) during the deployment of a covered individual; and
(B) after September 11, 2001.
(Added Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VI, § 623(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1800.)