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10 U.S. Code § 8951 - Safety and effectiveness information; hydrographic information

(a) Safety and Effectiveness Information.—
(1) The Secretary of the Navy shall maximize the safety and effectiveness of all maritime vessels, aircraft, and forces of the armed forces by means of—
marine data collection;
numerical weather and ocean prediction; and
forecasting of hazardous weather and ocean conditions.
The Secretary may extend similar support to forces of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and to coalition forces, that are operating with the armed forces.
(b) Hydrographic Information.—
The Secretary of the Navy shall collect, process, and provide to the Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency hydrographic information to support preparation of maps, charts, books, and geodetic products by that Agency.
Editorial Notes
Prior Provisions

Prior sections 8961 to 8963 were renumbered sections 9341 to 9343 of this title, respectively.

Another prior section 8963, acts Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 555; Sept. 2, 1958, Pub. L. 85–861, § 1(156), (198), 72 Stat. 1513, 1541; Dec. 12, 1980, Pub. L. 96–513, title V, § 504(21), 94 Stat. 2917, related to higher grade for service during certain periods for regular and reserve commissioned officers, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 99–145, title XIII, § 1301(d)(2)(A), (C), Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 736, with such repeal not applicable in the case of an Air Force nurse or medical specialist described in section 8963 of this title, as such section was in effect on the day before Nov. 8, 1985.

Prior sections 8964 to 8966 were renumbered sections 9344 to 9346 of this title, respectively.

Prior sections 8991 and 8992 were renumbered sections 9361 and 9362 of this title, respectively.


2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7921 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.