(a)Wherever the terms “Secretary of Defense” or “Secretary of the Army, Navy, or Air Force” appear in this title or in title VIII of the National Housing Act, as amended by the Housing Amendments of 1955 [12 U.S.C. 1748 et seq.], they shall be deemed to mean the Secretary of Transportation in the case of the application of the provisions of this subchapter or of title VIII of the National Housing Act, as amended by the Housing Amendments of 1955, for the benefit of the United States Coast Guard.
(b)Wherever the term “armed services” appears in this subchapter it shall be deemed to include the United States Coast Guard.
This title, referred to in subsec. (a), means title IV of act Aug. 11, 1955, ch. 783, 69 Stat. 646, as amended, which enacted sections
1594f of this title, amended sections
1748g of Title
12, Banks and Banking, and enacted provisions set out as a note under section
1748 of Title
12. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.
The National Housing Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act June 27, 1934, ch. 847, 48 Stat. 1246, as amended. Title VIII of the National Housing Act is classified generally to subchapter VIII (§ 1748 et seq.) of chapter 13, Title
12, Banks and Banking. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section
1701 of Title
12 and Tables.
1967—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 90–19struck out “or Secretary” after “Secretary of Defense”.
Transfer of Functions
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
Coast Guard transferred to Department of Transportation, and all functions, powers, and duties relating to Coast Guard of Secretary of the Treasury and of other officers and offices of Department of the Treasury transferred to Secretary of Transportation by Pub. L. 89–670, § 6(b)(1),Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938. Section 6(b)(2) ofPub. L. 89–670, however, provided that notwithstanding such transfer of functions, Coast Guard shall operate as part of Navy in time of war or when President directs as provided in section
3 of Title
14, Coast Guard. See section
108 of Title
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