(a)Under such regulations as the Secretary of the Navy prescribes, public quarters including heat, light, water, and refrigeration may be furnished for personnel in the following categories who are on active duty:
(1)Members of the naval service.
(2)Members of the Coast Guard when it is operating as a service in the Navy.
(3)Members of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration serving with the Navy.
If public quarters are not available for any such member, the Secretary may provide lodging accommodations for him. Lodging accommodations so provided may not be occupied by the member’s dependents.
(b)The Secretary may determine in any case whether public quarters are available within the meaning of any provision of law relating to the assignment of or commutation for public quarters.
(c)The Secretary, to the extent he considers proper, may delegate the authority conferred by subsection (a), except the authority to prescribe regulations, to any person in the Department of the Navy, with or without authority to make successive redelegations.
34 U.S.C. 911a (less applicability to members on sea duty).
Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 756, § 15 (less applicability to members on sea duty), 60 Stat. 854.
5 U.S.C. 421g(b).
Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 756, § 40(b), 60 Stat. 858.
34 U.S.C. 911.
July 1, 1918, ch. 114, 40 Stat. 718 (4th par.).
5 U.S.C. 412a.
Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 756, § 39, 60 Stat. 858.
In subsection (a) the words “including members of the Nurse Corps” are omitted as surplusage, and the definition of “naval personnel” in 5 U.S.C. 421g, which is applicable to this subsection, is executed.
In subsection (b) the words “in any case whether public quarters are available” are substituted for the words “where and when there are no public quarters”. The words “for persons in the Navy and Marine Corps, or serving therewith” are omitted, since these classes of personnel for whom the Secretary makes the determination of availability are the same as those who may be furnished quarters under subsection (a).
1980—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 96–513substituted “National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” for “Environmental Science Services Administration”.
1966—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 89–718substituted “Environmental Science Services Administration” for “Coast and Geodetic Survey”.
For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections
557 of Title
6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
542 of Title
Charges for Excess Energy Consumption; Deposit of Proceeds; Applicability; Implementation
Assessment of members for excess energy consumption in military family housing facilities, see section 507 ofPub. L. 95–82, title V, Aug. 1, 1977, 91 Stat. 372, set out as a note under section
4593 of this title.
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