18 U.S. Code § 4010. Acquisition of additional land

The Attorney General may, when authorized by law, acquire land adjacent to or in the vicinity of a Federal penal or correctional institution if he considers the additional land essential to the protection of the health or safety of the inmates of the institution.

(Added Pub. L. 89–554, § 3(f), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 610.)

Historical and Revision Notes


U.S. Code

Revised Statutes and

Statutes at Large

5 U.S.C. 341f.

July 28, 1950, ch. 503, § 7, 64 Stat. 381.

Sept. 16, 1959, Pub. L. 86–286, 73 Stat. 567.

The reference to an appropriation law is omitted as covered by the words “when authorized by law”.