10 U.S. Code § 8036. Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations

(a)
There are Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, detailed by the Secretary of the Navy from officers on the active-duty list of the Navy serving in grades above captain. The Secretary of the Navy shall prescribe the number of Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations under this section and Assistant Chiefs of Naval Operations under section 8037 of this title, for a total of not more than eight positions.
(b)
The Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations are charged, under the direction of the Chief of Naval Operations, with the execution of the functions of their respective divisions. Orders issued by the Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations in performing the duties assigned them are considered as coming from the Chief of Naval Operations.
(Added Pub. L. 99–433, title V, § 512(b), Oct. 1, 1986, 100 Stat. 1051, § 5036; amended Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title V, § 502(a), Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 1875; Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title IX, § 902(b)(1), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 273; renumbered § 8036 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §§ 807(a)(1), 809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1834, 1840.)
Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 5086 of this title prior to enactment of Pub. L. 99–433.

A prior section 8036 was renumbered section 9036 of this title.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232, § 807(a)(1), renumbered section 5036 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–232, § 809(a), substituted “section 8037” for “section 5037”.

2008—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–181 substituted “There are Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations,” for “There are in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations not more than five Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations,” and inserted at end “The Secretary of the Navy shall prescribe the number of Deputy Chiefs of Naval Operations under this section and Assistant Chiefs of Naval Operations under section 5037 of this title, for a total of not more than eight positions.”

2004—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 108–375 struck out “in the line” after “active-duty list”.

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.