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50 U.S. Code § 3077 - Effective date

The first sentence of section 202(a),[1] this section, and sections 3001, 3002, 3074, 3075, and 3076 of this title shall take effect July 26, 1947.
Except as provided in subsection (a), the provisions of this chapter shall take effect on whichever of the following days is the earlier: The day after the day upon which the Secretary of Defense first appointed takes office, or the sixtieth day after July 26, 1947.
(July 26, 1947, ch. 343, title III, § 310, 61 Stat. 509.)

[1]  See References in Text note below.
Editorial Notes
References in Text

The first sentence of section 202(a), referred to in subsec. (a), means the first sentence of section 202(a) of act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, which was classified to section 171a of former Title 5, Executive Departments and Government Officers and Employees, prior to the enactment of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, by Pub. L. 89–554, § 1, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 378.

This chapter, referred to in subsec. (b), was in the original “this Act”, meaning act July 26, 1947, ch. 343, 61 Stat. 495, known as the National Security Act of 1947, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.


Section was formerly classified as a note under section 401 of this title prior to editorial reclassification as this section.