United States Code

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§ 2302.
Enlistments; term, grade
(a)
Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary, the Commandant may enlist persons for the duration of their minority or a period of at least two years but not more than six years.
(b)
The Secretary shall prescribe the grades or ratings for persons enlisting in the Regular Coast Guard.
(Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, 63 Stat. 520, § 351; Aug. 3, 1950, ch. 536, § 16, 64 Stat. 407; Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, §§ 8(a), 53, 70A Stat. 620, 679; Pub. L. 98–557, § 15(a)(3)(F), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2865; Pub. L. 108–293, title II, § 203, Aug. 9, 2004, 118 Stat. 1032; Pub. L. 115–232, div. C, title XXXV, § 3533(h), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 2321; renumbered § 2302, Pub. L. 115–282, title I, § 113(b), Dec. 4, 2018, 132 Stat. 4221.)
cite as: 14 USC 2302