10 U.S. Code § 2578 - Vessels: transfer between departments

A vessel under the jurisdiction of a military department may be transferred or otherwise made available without reimbursement to another military department or to the Department of Homeland Security, and a vessel under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security may be transferred or otherwise made available without reimbursement to a military department. Any such transfer may be made only upon the request of the Secretary of the military department concerned or the Secretary of Homeland Security, as the case may be, and with the approval of the Secretary of the department having jurisdiction of the vessel.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 100–370, § 1(k)(1),July 19, 1988, 102 Stat. 848; amended Pub. L. 107–296, title XVII, § 1704(b)(1),Nov. 25, 2002, 116 Stat. 2314.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Section is based on Pub. L. 99–190, § 101(b) [title VIII, § 8012], Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat. 1185, 1204.
Amendments

2002—Pub. L. 107–296substituted “of Homeland Security” for “of Transportation” wherever appearing.
Effective Date of 2002 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 107–296effective on the date of transfer of the Coast Guard to the Department of Homeland Security, see section 1704(g) ofPub. L. 107–296, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

 

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