38 U.S. Code § 2406 - Acquisition of lands

As additional lands are needed for national cemeteries, they may be acquired by the Secretary by purchase, gift (including donations from States or political subdivisions thereof), condemnation, transfer from other Federal agencies, exchange, or otherwise, as the Secretary determines to be in the best interest of the United States.

Source

(Added Pub. L. 93–43, § 2(a),June 18, 1973, 87 Stat. 78, § 1006; amended Pub. L. 99–576, title VII, § 701(57),Oct. 28, 1986, 100 Stat. 3295; Pub. L. 101–237, title III, § 313(b)(1),Dec. 18, 1989, 103 Stat. 2077; renumbered § 2406,Pub. L. 102–83, § 5(a),Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 406; Pub. L. 108–454, title VI, § 603,Dec. 10, 2004, 118 Stat. 3624.)
Amendments

2004—Pub. L. 108—454 inserted “exchange,” after “agencies,”.
1991—Pub. L. 102–83renumbered section 1006 of this title as this section.
1989—Pub. L. 101–237substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” wherever appearing.
1986—Pub. L. 99–576substituted “the Administrator” for “he”.

 

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