10 U.S. Code § 7776 - Emergency construction: fortifications

If in an emergency the President considers it urgent, a temporary fort or fortification may be built on private land if the owner consents in writing.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 270, § 4776; Pub. L. 91–393, § 5, Sept. 1, 1970, 84 Stat. 835; renumbered § 7776, 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)

4776

50:178.

Apr. 11, 1898, J. Res. 21, 30 Stat. 737.

The word “important” is omitted as covered by the word “urgent”. The words “upon which such work is to be placed” are omitted as surplusage.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4776 of this title as this section.

1970—Pub. L. 91–393 struck out at end “In such a case, section 175 of title 50 does not apply.”

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.