U.S. Code § 8550. Grants for faculty research for scientific, literary, and educational purposes: acceptance; authorized grantees

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(a) Acceptance of Research Grants.—
The Secretary of the Navy may authorize the President of the Naval Postgraduate School to accept qualifying research grants. Any such grant may only be accepted if the work under the grant is to be carried out by a professor or instructor of the School for a scientific, literary, or educational purpose.
(b) Qualifying Grants.—
A qualifying research grant under this section is a grant that is awarded on a competitive basis by an entity referred to in subsection (c) for a research project with a scientific, literary, or educational purpose.
(c) Entities From Which Grants May Be Accepted.—
A grant may be accepted under this section only from a corporation, fund, foundation, educational institution, or similar entity that is organized and operated primarily for scientific, literary, or educational purposes.
(d) Administration of Grant Funds.—
The Secretary shall establish an account for administering funds received as research grants under this section. The President of the Naval Postgraduate School shall use the funds in the account in accordance with applicable provisions of the regulations and the terms and condition of the grants received.
(e) Related Expenses.—
Subject to such limitations as may be provided in appropriations Acts, appropriations available for the Naval Postgraduate School may be used to pay expenses incurred by the School in applying for, and otherwise pursuing, the award of qualifying research grants.
(f) Regulations.—
The Secretary shall prescribe regulations for the administration of this section.
Prior Provisions

A prior section 8571, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 528; Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85–861, §§ 1(183), 33(a)(41), 72 Stat. 1533, 1566; June 30, 1960, Pub. L. 86–559, § 1(64), 74 Stat. 278, provided that commissioned officers of Air Force on active duty in same grade rank themselves according to date of rank and specified procedures for determining date of rank, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 96–513, title II, § 211, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2885, effective Sept. 15, 1981. See section 741 of this title.

A prior section 8572 was renumbered section 9222 of this title.

Prior sections 8573 and 8574 were repealed by Pub. L. 96–513, title II, § 211, Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2885.

Section 8573, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 529, specified date of rank of an officer whose regular grade is brigadier general and date of rank of an officer whose regular grade is major general and provided that names of general officers of Regular Air Force be carried on a seniority list in order of seniority in both regular grade and date of rank. See section 741 of this title.

Section 8574, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 530; Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85–861, §§ 1(184), 33(a)(24), 72 Stat. 1533, 1565, provided for determination of rank of commissioned officers of same grade in Regular Air Force who are on same promotion list, rank of commissioned officers of same grade in Regular Air Force who are not on same promotion list or not on a promotion list, and rank among graduates of each class at United States Military, Naval, or Air Force Academies who, upon graduation, are appointed to Regular Air Force. See section 741 of this title.

A prior section 8575 was renumbered section 9225 of this title.

A prior section 8576, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 530, provided for command when different commands of Air Force and Marine Corps joined or served together, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 90–235, § 5(a)(2), Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 761. See section 747 of this title.

A prior section 8577, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 530, provided for the command of flying units by commissioned officers of Air Force who had received aeronautical ratings as pilots of service types of aircraft, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 93–525, Dec. 18, 1974, 88 Stat. 1695.

A prior section 8578, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 530, provided for command when two or more commissioned officers of Air Force in same grade were on duty at same place, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 90–235, § 5(a)(2), Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 761. See section 749 of this title.

A prior section 8579 was renumbered section 9229 of this title.

A prior section 8580, Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 531, provided that Secretary of Air Force should prescribe military authority that female members of Air Force, except those designated under former section 8067 of this title to perform professional functions, might exercise, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 90–130, § 1(30), Nov. 8, 1967, 81 Stat. 382.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7050 of this title as this section.

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.