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The United States Naval Academy shall be located at Annapolis, Maryland.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 428, § 6951; renumbered § 8451, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(c)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


34 U.S.C. 1021.

R.S. 1511.

The words “United States” are inserted before the words “Naval Academy” to state the full title. The word “established” is omitted as executed. The words “in the State of” are omitted as surplusage.

Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

A prior section 8451, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 524, provided that an officer who is promoted to a temporary grade is considered to have accepted his promotion on date of order announcing it, unless he expressly declines promotion, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 96–513, title II, § 207, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2884, effective Sept. 15, 1981.


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 6951 of this title as this section.

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.