10 U.S. Code § 7686. Obsolete ordnance: gift to State homes for soldiers and sailors

Subject to regulations under section 121 of title 40, the Secretary of the Army may give not more than two obsolete bronze or iron cannons suitable for firing salutes to any home for soldiers or sailors established and maintained under State authority.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 263, § 4686; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 512(19), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2930; Pub. L. 107–217, § 3(b)(27), Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1297; renumbered § 7686, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(d), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1839.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

4686

50:66.

Feb. 8, 1889, ch. 116, 25 Stat. 657; Oct. 31, 1951, ch. 654, § 2(27), 65 Stat. 707.

Mar. 3, 1899, ch. 423 (1st proviso under “Ordnance Department”), 30 Stat. 1073; May 26, 1900, ch. 586 (1st proviso under “Ordnance), 31 Stat. 216; June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 402(e), 64 Stat. 273.

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.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.