38 U.S. Code § 115. Acquisition of real property

For the purposes of sections 314, 315, 316, and 2406 of this title and subchapter I of chapter 81 of this title, the Secretary may acquire and use real property—
before title to the property is approved under section 3111 of title 40; and
even though the property will be held in other than a fee simple interest in a case in which the Secretary determines that the interest to be acquired is sufficient for the purposes of the intended use.

2002—Par. (1). Pub. L. 107–217 substituted “section 3111 of title 40” for “section 355 of the Revised Statutes (40 U.S.C. 255)”.

1994—Pub. L. 103–446 substituted “sections 314, 315, 316,” for “sections 230” in introductory provisions.

1991—Pub. L. 102–83 substituted “2406” for “1006” in introductory provisions.