10 U.S. Code § 7425 - Acquisition by condemnation and purchase

(a) Whenever the Secretary is unable to make arrangements he considers satisfactory for exchanges of land or agreements for conservation authorized by section 7424 of this title, the Secretary may acquire, with the approval of the President, such privately owned lands and leases—
(1) by purchase, inside the naval petroleum reserves, or outside those reserves on the same geologic structure; and
(2) by condemnation, inside Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1, or, if there is substantial drainage, outside that reserve on the same geologic structure.
(b) The Secretary shall report annually to Congress all proceedings for purchase and condemnation under this section.

Source

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 458; Pub. L. 94–258, title II, § 201(6),Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 309; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 513(32)(A),Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2933; Pub. L. 106–398, § 1 [div. C, title XXXIV, § 3402(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–484.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
7425 34 U.S.C. 524 (5th par., 1st 123 words, and 169th through 193d words). June 4, 1920, ch. 228 (5th par., 1st 123 words, and 169th through 193d words, of amended 3d and 4th provisos), 41 Stat. 813; June 30, 1938, ch. 851, § 1, 52 Stat. 1252; June 17, 1944, ch. 262, 58 Stat. 282.

The words “Whenever the Secretary of the Navy is unable” are substituted for the words “In the event of the inability of the Secretary of the Navy” for brevity.
Amendments

2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–398substituted “for exchanges of land or agreements for conservation authorized by section 7424 of this title, the Secretary may acquire” for “for—
“(1) exchanges of land or agreements for conservation authorized by section 7424 of this title; or
“(2) contracts for joint, unit, or other cooperative plans with respect to lands or leases authorized by section 7426 of this title;
he may acquire”.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513substituted “Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1” for “naval petroleum reserve numbered 1”.
1976—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–258struck out “of the Navy” after “Secretary”.
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) ofPub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

 

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