10 U.S. Code § 7308 - Chief of Naval Operations: certification required for disposal of combatant vessels

Notwithstanding any other provision of law, no combatant vessel of the Navy may be sold, transferred, or otherwise disposed of unless the Chief of Naval Operations certifies that it is not essential to the defense of the United States.


(Added Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title VIII, § 824(b),Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1710.)
Prior Provisions

A prior section 7308, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 453; Dec. 12, 1980, Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 513(29), 94 Stat. 2933; Sept. 29, 1988, Pub. L. 100–456, div. A, title XII, § 1234(a)(6),102 Stat. 2059; Nov. 5, 1990, Pub. L. 101–510, div. A, title XIV, § 1427,104 Stat. 1685, related to transfer or gift of obsolete, condemned, and captured vessels, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–160, § 824(b).

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