10 U.S. Code § 6013 - Enlisted grades and ratings: authority to establish

The Secretary of the Navy may establish such enlisted grades and ratings as are necessary for the proper administration of the Navy and the Marine Corps.


(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 375.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
6013 34 U.S.C. 176. June 4, 1920, ch. 228, § 7 (proviso), 41 Stat. 836.
34 U.S.C. 34 (less 1st sentence, and less proviso of 2d sentence). Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 417 (1st par. under “Hospital Corps”, less 1st sentence, and less proviso of 2d sentence), 39 Stat. 572; Aug. 4, 1947, ch. 459, § 301(a), 61 Stat. 738.

The words “in his discretion” and “of the enlisted personnel” are omitted as surplusage. The words “Navy and the Marine Corps” are substituted for the words “naval service”.


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