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10 U.S. Code § 7749 - Property: for United States surveys

Under regulations governing the transportation of Army supplies, any branch, office, or officer designated by the Secretary of the Army shall receive, transport, and be responsible for property turned over by the officers or agents of any United States survey, for the National Museum or for a department of the United States or field office thereof. The amount paid by the Army for transportation under this section shall be refunded to the Army by the National Museum or the department to which the property is consigned.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 268, § 4749; renumbered § 7749, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(d), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1839.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

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Source (Statutes at Large)



July 5, 1884, ch. 217 (9th proviso under “Quartermaster’s Department”), 23 Stat. 111; June 28, 1950, ch. 383, § 402(b), 64 Stat. 272.

The words “a department of the United States or a field office thereof” are substituted for the words “the civil or naval departments of the Government, in Washington or elsewhere”. The words “National Museum or the department to which the property is consigned” are substituted for the words “bureau to which such property or stores pertain”. The words “United States” are substituted for the word “Government”. The words “wherever stationed” are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4749 of this title as this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
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.