47 U.S. Code § 16 - Washington-Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System; money transfers; portion of receipts withheld
On and after May 20, 1926, such amount of money as may be authorized by the Secretary of the Army may be withheld temporarily from the receipts of the Washington-Alaska Military Cable and Telegraph System by the auditor of said system as a working balance from which to make payments of money transfers from and to Alaska and between points within Alaska, to be accounted for accordingly.
Source(May 20, 1926, ch. 345, 44 Stat. 576; July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title II, § 205(a),61 Stat. 501; Pub. L. 92–310, title III, § 233,June 6, 1972, 86 Stat. 214.)
1972—Pub. L. 92–310struck out provisions which permitted the expenses of procuring necessary official bonds of certain enlisted men to be paid from the receipts of the system.
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 Section 205(a) of act July 26, 1947, was repealed by section 53 of act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 641.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 Department of the Army under administrative supervision of Secretary of the Army.