10 U.S. Code § 8623. Acquisition of land for radio stations and for other purposes

Land of the United States that is under the control of any department or agency of the United States may be mutually selected as a site for a naval radio station by the Secretary of the Navy and the head of the department or agency having control of the land. By direction of the President, land so selected may be transferred to and placed under the jurisdiction of the Department of the Navy for use as a naval radio station or for any other naval purpose.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 447, § 7223; renumbered § 8623, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(d)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

7223

34 U.S.C. 523.

Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 417, 39 Stat. 606 (3d proviso).

The word “agency” is substituted for the word “branch” to conform to present terminology. The words “by the Secretary of the Navy and the head of the department or agency having control of the land” are added to identify the officials who “mutually” select the site.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7223 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.