[USC02] 10 USC 2644: Control of transportation systems in time of war
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10 USC 2644: Control of transportation systems in time of war Text contains those laws in effect on September 18, 2019
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle A-General Military LawPART IV-SERVICE, SUPPLY, AND PROCUREMENTCHAPTER 157-TRANSPORTATION

§2644. Control of transportation systems in time of war

In time of war, the President, through the Secretary of Defense, may take possession and assume control of all or part of any system of transportation to transport troops, war material, and equipment, or for other purposes related to the emergency. So far as necessary, he may use the system to the exclusion of other traffic.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 266 , §4742; renumbered §2644 and amended Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title IX, §906(a), (b), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2620 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
4742 10:1361. Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 418 (last par. under "Ordnance Department"), 39 Stat. 645.

The words "as may be needful or desirable" are omitted as surplusage.

Amendments

1996-Pub. L. 104–201 renumbered section 4742 of this title as this section and substituted "Secretary of Defense" for "Secretary of the Army".