10 U.S. Code § 8723. Periodic re-examination of production requirements

The Secretary shall from time to time reexamine the need for the production of petroleum from oil shale for national defense when that production is authorized under section 8722 of this title. If he finds that the authorized quantity is no longer needed, he shall reduce production to the amount currently needed for national defense.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 458, § 7423; Pub. L. 87–796, § 1(3), Oct. 11, 1962, 76 Stat. 904; Pub. L. 94–258, title II, § 201(4), Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 309; renumbered § 8723 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §§ 807(d)(5), 809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836, 1840.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)

7423

34 U.S.C. 524 (186th through 243d words of 1st par.).

June 4, 1920, ch. 228 (1st par., 186th through 243d words, of amended 3d and 4th provisos), 41 Stat. 813; June 30, 1938, ch. 851, § 1, 52 Stat. 1252; June 17, 1944, ch. 262, 58 Stat. 280.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 8723 was renumbered section 9263 of this title.

Amendments

2018—Pub. L. 115–232, § 809(a), substituted “section 8722” for “section 7422”.

Pub. L. 115–232, § 807(d)(5), renumbered section 7423 of this title as this section.

1976—Pub. L. 94–258 struck out “of the Navy” after “Secretary” and “or products” after “petroleum”.

1962—Pub. L. 87–796 directed the Secretary to re­examine, from time to time, the need for production of products from oil shale.

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.