10 U.S. Code § 8016. Assistant Secretaries of the Navy
Subsec. (b)(4)(A). Pub. L. 115–232, § 915, substituted “acquisition, and sustainment (including maintenance) matters” for “and acquisition matters”.
2017—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 115–91 designated first sentence as subpar. (A), designated second and third sentences as subpar. (C) and, in subpar. (C), substituted “The principal responsibility of the Assistant Secretary shall be” for “The Assistant Secretary shall have as his principal responsibility”, and added subpar. (B).
2016—Subsec. (b)(4)(B). Pub. L. 114–328, § 802(b), inserted at end “In the event of a vacancy in the position of Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development, and Acquisition, the Principal Military Deputy may serve as Acting Assistant Secretary for a period of not more than one year.”
2008—Subsec. (b)(4). Pub. L. 110–181 added par. (4).
1988—Subsec. (b)(3). Pub. L. 100–456 added par. (3).
Amendment by section 807(a)(1) of 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.
For applicability of appointment qualifications imposed by section 921 of Pub. L. 115–91 to certain appointments made on or after Dec. 12, 2017, see section 921(d) of Pub. L. 115–91, set out as a note under section 7016 of this title.