10 U.S. Code § 7473 - Employment of aliens

Laws prohibiting payment of compensation to a person who is not a citizen of the United States do not apply to a person whose employment by the Department of the Navy is determined by the Secretary of the Navy to be necessary to obtain for the armed forces the benefits of the special technical or scientific knowledge or experience possessed by that person and not readily obtainable from a citizen.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 462.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
7473 5 U.S.C. 415b. Feb. 26, 1946, ch. 36, 60 Stat. 31.

The word “Laws” is substituted for the words “Statutory provisions” for clarity. The words “armed forces” are substituted for the words “military services of the United States” for uniformity. The words “of the United States” at the end of the section are omitted as surplusage.

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