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

§ 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


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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”.


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