10 U.S. Code § 2822 - Requirement for authorization of number of family housing units

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsection (b) or as otherwise authorized by law, the Secretary concerned may not construct or acquire military family housing units unless the number of units to be constructed or acquired has been specifically authorized by law.
(b) Subsection (a) does not apply to the following:
(1) Housing units acquired under section 404 of the Housing Amendments of 1955 (42 U.S.C. 1594a).
(2) Housing units leased under section 2828 of this title.
(3) Housing units acquired under the Homeowners Assistance Program referred to in section 2832 of this title.
(4) Housing units acquired without consideration.
(5) Replacement housing units constructed under section 2825 (c) of this title.
(6) Housing units constructed or provided under section 2869 of this title.


(Added Pub. L. 97–214, § 2(a),July 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 158; amended Pub. L. 98–525, title XIV, § 1405(44),Oct. 19, 1984, 98 Stat. 2625; Pub. L. 100–180, div. B, subdiv. 3, title I, § 2308,Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1216; Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIII, § 1301(17),Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 1668; Pub. L. 102–25, title VII, § 701(j)(9),Apr. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 116; Pub. L. 102–484, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2802(b),Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2606; Pub. L. 108–136, div. B, title XXVIII, § 2805(b),Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1721.)

2003—Subsec. (b)(6). Pub. L. 108–136added par. (6).
1992—Subsec. (b)(5). Pub. L. 102–484added par. (5).
1991—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 102–25realigned margin of par. (4).
1990—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 101–510amended par. (4) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (4) read as follows: “Housing units acquired without consideration, if—
“(A) the Secretary concerned provides to the appropriate committees of Congress written notification of the facts concerning the proposed acquisition; and
“(B) a period of 21 days elapses after the notification is received by those committees.”
1987—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 100–180added par. (4).
1984—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 98–525substituted “section 2832” for “section 2833”.
Effective Date

For effective date and applicability of section, see section 12(a) ofPub. L. 97–214, set out as a note under section 2801 of this title.

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