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10 U.S. Code § 8243 - Fixing cost on certain vessels and stations

If the Secretary of the Navy considers that it is undesirable to administer the mess on any ship or at any station under the quantity allowance prescribed in section 8242 of this title, he may fix the cost of each ration for that mess.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 380, § 6083; renumbered § 8243 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §§ 807(b)(8), 809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1835, 1840.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


34 U.S.C. 902d.

Mar. 2, 1933, ch. 184, § 4, 47 Stat. 1423; Aug. 3, 1951, ch. 287, 65 Stat. 151.

The words “the cost of each ration for that mess” are substituted for the words “the monetary limit of the cost of ration aboard such ships and at such stations” to make it clear that the figure fixed by the Secretary of the Navy under this section is the amount the mess may spend per day for food for each man subsisting at the mess.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 6083 of this title as this section and substituted “section 8242” for “section 6082”.

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.