10 U.S. Code § 2351 - Availability of appropriations

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(a)
Funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for research and development remain available for obligation for a period of two consecutive years.
(b) Funds appropriated to the Department of Defense for research and development may be used—
(1)
for the purposes of section 2353 of this title; and
(2)
for purposes related to research and development for which expenditures are specifically authorized in other appropriations of the Department of Defense.
(Added Pub. L. 97–258, § 2(b)(3)(B), Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1052, § 2361; renumbered § 2351 and amended Pub. L. 100–370, § 1(g)(1), July 19, 1988, 102 Stat. 846.)
Transfer of Section

Pub. L. 116–283, div. A, title XVIII, §§ 1801(d), 1809(b), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4151, 4161, provided that, effective Jan. 1, 2022, with additional provisions for delayed implementation and applicability of existing law, this section is transferred to chapter 207 of this title, as amended by section 1809(a) of Pub. L. 116–283, inserted after the table of sections, and redesignated as section 3131 of this title. See Effective Date of 2021 Amendment note below.

Historical and Revision Notes

1982 Act

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

2361

31:649c(2).

Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, § 40(2), 70A Stat. 636; Nov. 17, 1971, Pub. L. 92–156, § 201(b), 85 Stat. 424.

The words “Unless otherwise provided in the appropriation Act concerned” are omitted as unnecessary and for consistency. The word “Funds” is substituted for “moneys” for consistency in title 10.

1988 Act

Subsection (a) is based on section 2361 of this title.

Subsection (b) is based on Pub. L. 99–190, § 101(b) [title VIII, § 8015], Dec. 19, 1985, 99 Stat. 1185, 1205.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 2351, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 133, related to policy, plans, and coordination relative to research and development on scientific problems relating to the national security, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 85–599, § 3(d).

Amendments

1988—Pub. L. 100–370 renumbered section 2361 of this title as this section, designated such provisions as subsec. (a), and added subsec. (b).

Effective Date of 2021 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 116–283 effective Jan. 1, 2022, with additional provisions for delayed implementation and applicability of existing law, see section 1801(d) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.