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10 U.S. Code § 7777 - Permits: military reservations; landing ferries, erecting bridges, driving livestock

Whenever the Secretary of the Army considers that it can be done without injury to the reservation or inconvenience to the military forces stationed there, he may permit—
the landing of ferries at a military reservation;
the erection of bridges on a military reservation; and
the driving of livestock across a military reservation.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 270, § 4777; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 512(23), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2930; renumbered § 7777, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(d), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1839.)

Historical and Revision Notes

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July 5, 1884, ch. 214, § 6, 23 Stat. 104.

The words “may permit” are substituted for the words “shall have authority, in his discretion, to permit”. The words “to permit the extension of State, county, and Territorial roads across military reservations” are omitted as superseded by section 2668 of this title. In clause (3), the word “livestock” is substituted for the words “cattle, sheep or other stock animals”.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4777 of this title as this section.

1980—Pub. L. 96–513 substituted “reservations” for “reservation” in section catchline.

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.

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.