10 U.S. Code § 7218 - Duties: warrant officers; limitations

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Under regulations prescribed by the President, a warrant officer may be assigned to perform duties that necessarily include those normally performed by a commissioned officer.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 203, § 3548; renumbered § 7218, 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)

3548

10:593 (1st sentence).

Aug. 21, 1941, ch. 384, § 4 (1st sentence), 55 Stat. 653.

10:593 (1st sentence, less provisos) is omitted as superseded by section 3012(e) of this title. 10:593 (last proviso) is omitted as covered by section 936(a)(4) of this title (article 136(a)(4) of the Uniform Code of Military Justice). The words “may be assigned” are substituted for the words “shall be vested with power to”.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 7218, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 445; Pub. L. 89–718, § 8(a), Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1117, repealed by Pub. L. 97–295, § 6(b), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1314, authorized Secretary of Navy to give special recognition to members of naval service for excellence, special service and good conduct in naval service, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 89–529, § 1(3), Aug. 11, 1966, 80 Stat. 339; Pub. L. 97–295, § 1(46), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1298.

Prior sections 7219 to 7221 were renumbered sections 8619 to 8621 of this title, respectively.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 3548 of this title as this section.

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.