16 U.S. Code § 455c - Purchase of real estate for military park

No real estate shall be purchased for military park purposes by the Government unless report thereon shall have been made by the Secretary of the Army through the President to Congress under the provisions of section 455a of this title.


(June 11, 1926, ch. 555, § 4,44 Stat. 727; July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, § 205(a),61 Stat. 501.)
Change of Name

Department of War designated Department of the Army and title of Secretary of War changed to Secretary of the Army by section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, 61 Stat. 501. Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641. Section 1 of act Aug. 10, 1956, enacted “Title 10, Armed Forces” which in sections 3010 to 3013 continued military Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.
Transfer of Functions

Administrative functions of certain national military parks and national monuments transferred to Department of the Interior by Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 2, June 10, 1933, and Ex. Ord. No. 6228, § 1, July 28, 1933, set out under section 901 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
National Park Service substituted for Office of National Parks, Buildings, and Reservations referred to in Ex. Ord. No. 6166, § 2, June 10, 1933, by act Mar. 2, 1934, ch. 38, § 1,48 Stat. 389.
Secretary of the Air Force

For transfer of certain functions relating to real property under jurisdiction of Department of the Air Force from Secretary of the Army to Secretary of the Air Force, see Secretary of Defense Transfer Order No. 14 [§ 2(4)], eff. July 1, 1948.


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