10 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2010 Edition
Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle A - General Military Law
PART II - PERSONNEL
CHAPTER 73 - ANNUITIES BASED ON RETIRED OR RETAINER PAY
SUBCHAPTER I - RETIRED SERVICEMAN'S FAMILY PROTECTION PLAN
Sec. 1440 - Annuities not subject to legal process
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§1440. Annuities not subject to legal process

Except as provided in section 1437(c)(3)(B) of this title, no annuity payable under this subchapter is assignable or subject to execution, levy, attachment, garnishment, or other legal process.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 111; Pub. L. 92–425, §1(2)(A), Sept. 21, 1972, 86 Stat. 706; Pub. L. 98–525, title VI, §642(a)(2), Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2546; Pub. L. 99–145, title XIII, §1303(a)(10), Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 739.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
1440 37:378. Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 393, §9, 67 Stat. 504.

The words “either in law or equity” are omitted as surplusage.

Amendments

1985—Pub. L. 99–145 substituted “1437(c)(3)(B)” for “1437(c)(3)”.

1984—Pub. L. 98–525 substituted “Except as provided in section 1437(c)(3) of this title, no” for “No”.

1972—Pub. L. 92–425 substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.