10 U.S. Code § 8019 - General Counsel

(a)
There is a General Counsel of the Department of the Navy, appointed from civilian life by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
(b)
The General Counsel shall perform such functions as the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 8019 was renumbered section 9019 of this title.

Another prior section 8019 was renumbered section 9038 of this title.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 5019 of this title as this section.

1988—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 100–456 inserted “, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate” before period at end.

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 1988 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 100–456 applicable to appointments made under this section on and after Sept. 29, 1988, see section 703(c) of Pub. L. 100–456, set out as a note under section 7019 of this title.