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10 U.S. Code § 7213 - Corps of Engineers: assignment or transfer of officers to duties involving civil functions

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Officers of the Corps of Engineers may be assigned or transferred to and from duties involving the civil functions of the Corps of Engineers only with the approval of the Secretary of the Army.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 201, § 3533; Pub. L. 89–718, § 26, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1119; renumbered § 7213, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(b)(6), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1838.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


10:506(c) (proviso).

Aug. 7, 1947, ch. 512, § 502(c) (proviso), 61 Stat. 883.

The words “and reassignments” are omitted as surplusage.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 7213, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 445, related to relief of contractors and their employees from losses by enemy action, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title VIII, § 824(a)(3), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1707.


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 3533 of this title as this section.

1966—Pub. L. 89–718 struck out provisions requiring the recommendation of the Chief of Engineers in order to transfer officers of the Corps of Engineers to or from the civil functions of the Corps of Engineers.

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.