SERVICEMEMBERS CIVIL RELIEF ACT
Public Law 108-189
50 U.S.C. App. §§501–596 (19 Dec 2003)
as amended by Public Law 108-454 (10 Dec 2004)
Each Blue-Colored Title below is linked to the Text of that Title
[Note: The section numbers shown herein are citations to 50 U.S.C. App. §___. If a section appeared in the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act, the former SSCRA section number is shown above the citation. The section numbers from P.L. 108-189 (the text of the SCRA as enacted by Congress) are shown after the section titles in bracketed italics.]
(section numbers refer to 50 U.S.C. App. §___)
Sec. 501 Short title; table of contents.
Sec. 502 Purpose.
Sec. 511 Definitions.
Sec. 512 Jurisdiction and applicability of Act.
Sec. 513 Protection of persons secondarily liable.
Sec. 514 Extension of protections to citizens serving with allied forces.
Sec. 515 Notification of benefits.
Sec. 516 Extension of rights and protections to Reserves ordered to report for
military service and to persons ordered to report for induction.
Sec. 517 Waiver of rights pursuant to written agreement.
Sec. 518 Exercise of rights under Act not to affect certain future financial
Sec. 519 Legal representatives.
Sec. 521 Protection of servicemembers against default judgments.
Sec. 522 Stay of proceedings when servicemember has notice.
Sec. 523 Fines and penalties under contracts
Sec. 524 Stay or vacation of execution of judgments, attachments, and
Sec. 525 Duration and term of stays; codefendants not in service.
Sec. 526 Statute of limitations.
Sec. 527 Maximum rate of interest on debts incurred before military service
Sec. 531 Evictions and distress.
Sec. 532 Protection under installment contracts for purchase or lease.
Sec. 533 Mortgages and trust deeds.
Sec. 534 Settlement of stayed cases relating to personal property.
Sec. 535 Termination of residential or motor vehicle leases.
Sec. 536 Protection of life insurance policy.
Sec. 537 Enforcement of storage liens.
Sec. 538 Extension of protections to dependents.
Sec. 541 Definitions.
Sec. 542 Insurance rights and protections.
Sec. 543 Application for insurance protection.
Sec. 544 Policies entitled to protection and lapse of policies.
Sec. 545 Policy restrictions.
Sec. 546 Deduction of unpaid premiums.
Sec. 547 Premiums and interest guaranteed by United States.
Sec. 548 Regulations.
Sec. 549 Review of findings of fact and conclusions of law.
Sec. 561 Taxes respecting personal property, money, credits, and real property.
Sec. 562 Rights in public lands.
Sec. 563 Desert-land entries.
Sec. 564 Mining claims.
Sec. 565 Mineral permits and leases.
Sec. 566 Perfection or defense of rights.
Sec. 567 Distribution of information concerning benefits of title.
Sec. 568 Land rights of servicemembers.
Sec. 569 Regulations.
Sec. 570 Income taxes.
Sec. 571 Residence for tax purposes.
Sec. 581 Inappropriate use of Act.
Sec. 582 Certificates of service; persons reported missing.
Sec. 583 Interlocutory orders.
Sec. 591 Anticipatory relief.
Sec. 592 Power of attorney.
Sec. 593 Professional liability protection.
Sec. 594 Health insurance reinstatement.
Sec. 595 Guarantee of residency for military personnel.
Sec. 596 Business or trade obligations.