Code of the District of Columbia

§ 41–157.05. Military medal or decoration.

(a) The Administrator may not sell a medal or decoration awarded for military service in the armed forces of the United States.

(b) The Administrator, with the consent of the respective organization under paragraph (1) of this subsection, agency under paragraph (2) of this subsection, or entity under paragraph (3) of this subsection, may deliver a medal or decoration described in subsection (a) of this section to be held in custody for the owner, to:

(1) A military veterans organization qualified under section 501(c)(19) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, approved August 16, 1954 (68A Stat. 163; 26 U.S.C. § 501(c)(19));

(2) The agency that awarded the medal or decoration; or

(3) A governmental entity.

(c) On delivery under subsection (b) of this section, the Administrator is not responsible for safekeeping the medal or decoration.