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Source

(June 5, 1920, ch. 250, § 8, 41 Stat. 992; Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 12, eff. June 10, 1933; June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, § 204, title IX, § 904, 49 Stat. 1987, 2016; July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, § 205(a), 61 Stat. 501; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(40), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 156; Pub. L. 104–88, title III, § 321(1), Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 949.)

Amendments

1995—Pub. L. 104–88 substituted “Surface Transportation Board” for “Interstate Commerce Commission” in two places and “Board” for “commission”.
1981—Pub. L. 97–31 substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Commission” in three places, “his” for “its”, and “he” for “it”. For prior transfers of functions, see Transfer of Functions note below.

Change of Name

Department of War designated Department of the Army and title of Secretary of War changed to Secretary of the Army by section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, 61 Stat. 501. Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641. Section 1 of act Aug. 10, 1956, enacted “Title 10, Armed Forces”, which in sections 3010 to 3013 continued Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.

Effective Date of 1995 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 104–88 effective Jan. 1, 1996, see section 2 of Pub. L. 104–88, set out as an Effective Date note under section 701 of Title 49, Transportation.

Transfer of Functions

“Maritime Commission” and “Commission”, meaning United States Maritime Commission, substituted in text for “board”, meaning United States Shipping Board). For dissolution of Board and transfer of functions to United States Maritime Commission, see Ex. Ord. No. 6166 and act June 29, 1936. Ex. Ord. No. 6166 is set out as a note under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. For subsequent transfers of functions, see Reorg. Plan No. 6 of 1949, Reorg. Plan No. 21 of 1950, and Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961, set out under section 1111 of this Appendix.

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