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10 U.S. Code § 7771 - Acceptance of donations: land for mobilization, training, supply base, or aviation field

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The Secretary of the Army may accept for the United States a gift of—
land that he considers suitable and desirable for a permanent mobilization, training, or supply station; and
land that he considers suitable and desirable for an aviation field, if the gift is from a citizen of the United States and its terms authorize the use of the property by the United States for any purpose.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 268, § 4771; renumbered § 7771, 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)




Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 418 (6th and 8th pars. under “Office of the Chief Signal Officer”), 39 Stat. 622, 623.

10:1344 (last 40 words) is omitted as executed. The words “tract or tracts”, in 10:1342 and 1344, are omitted as surplusage. The words “and remount station”, in 10:1342, are omitted, since the property and civilian personnel of the Remount Service of the Quartermaster Corps were transferred to the Department of Agriculture by the Act of April 21, 1948, ch. 224, 62 Stat. 197 (7 U.S.C. 436–438). The words “by the United States for any purpose” are substituted for the words “for any other service of the United States which may hereafter appear desirable”, in 10:1342. The words “from any person”, in 10:1344, are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4771 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.