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10 U.S. Code § 8904 - Availability of material for Naval Militia

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Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Navy, vessels, material, armament, equipment, and other facilities of the Navy and the Marine Corps available to the Navy Reserve and the Marine Corps Reserve may also be made available for issue or loan to any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or the Virgin Islands for the use of its Naval Militia if—
at least 95 percent of the members of the portion or unit of the Naval Militia to which the facilities would be made available are members of the Navy Reserve or the Marine Corps Reserve; and
the organization, administration, and training of the Naval Militia conform to standards prescribed by the Secretary.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 486, § 7854; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title V, § 515(b)(1)(Y), title X, § 1057(a)(12), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3233, 3441; renumbered § 8904, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(d)(11), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1837.)

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


50 U.S.C. 1074.

July 9, 1952, ch. 608, § 504, 66 Stat. 500.

The words “are or may be made”, before the word “available”, are omitted as surplusage.

In clause (1) the word “members” is substituted for the word “personnel”.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7854 of this title as this section.

2006—Pub. L. 109–163 substituted “Navy Reserve” for “Naval Reserve” and “any State, the District of Columbia, Guam, or the Virgin Islands” for “any State, any Territory, or the District of Columbia” in introductory provisions and substituted “Navy Reserve” for “Naval Reserve” in par. (1).

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.