[USC02] 10 USC 8612: Employment of outside architects and engineers
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10 USC 8612: Employment of outside architects and engineers Text contains those laws in effect on November 19, 2019
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle C-Navy and Marine CorpsPART IV-GENERAL ADMINISTRATIONCHAPTER 861-SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: MISCELLANEOUS POWERS AND DUTIES

§8612. Employment of outside architects and engineers

(a) Whenever the Secretary of the Navy believes that the existing facilities of the Department of the Navy are inadequate and he considers it advantageous to national defense, he may employ, by contract or otherwise, without advertising and without reference to sections 305, 3324, and 7204, chapter 51, and subchapters III, IV, and VI of chapter 53 of title 5, architectural or engineering corporations, or firms, or individual architects or engineers, to produce designs, plans, drawings, and specifications for the accomplishment of any naval public works or utilities project or for the construction of any vessel or aircraft, or part thereof.

(b) The fee for any service under this section may not exceed 6 percent of the estimated cost, as determined by the Secretary, of the project to which the fee applies.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 444 , §7212; Pub. L. 89–718, §28, Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1119 ; Pub. L. 95–454, title VII, §703(c)(3), title VIII, §801(a)(3)(I), Oct. 13, 1978, 92 Stat. 1217 , 1222; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, §513(25), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2932 ; renumbered §8612, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §807(d)(1), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836 .)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
7212 34 U.S.C. 556. Apr. 25, 1939, ch. 87, §3, 53 Stat. 591 .

In subsection (a) the word "outside" is omitted as surplusage and the words "architects or engineers" are inserted for clarity. The words "without advertising" are substituted for the reference to R.S. 3609, for brevity and clarity.

Prior Provisions

A prior section 8612, act Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 531 , provided for disposition of uniforms of enlisted members of Air Force who were discharged and for disposition of uniforms of and issuance of civilian clothing to enlisted members of Air Force who were discharged otherwise than honorably, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 90–235, §8(2), Jan. 2, 1968, 81 Stat. 764 .

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7212 of this title as this section.

1980-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513 substituted "and 7204, chapter 51, and subchapters III, IV, and VI of chapter 53 of" for "5101–5115, 5331–5338, 5341, 5342, and 7204 of title 5 and subchapter VI of chapter 53 of such".

1978-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 95–454, §801(a)(3)(I), inserted reference to subchapter VI of chapter 53 of title 5.

Pub. L. 95–454, §703(c)(3), substituted "7204" for "7154".

1966-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–718 substituted "sections 305, 3324, 5101–5115, 5331–5338, 5341, 5342, and 7154 of title 5" for "sections 1071–1153 of title 5".

Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.

Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.

Effective Date of 1978 Amendment

Amendment by section 703(c)(3) of Pub. L. 95–454 effective 90 days after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 907 of Pub. L. 95–454, set out as a note under section 1101 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Amendment by section 801(a)(3)(I) of Pub. L. 95–454 effective on first day of first applicable pay period beginning on or after 90th day after Oct. 13, 1978, see section 801(a)(4) of Pub. L. 95–454, set out as an Effective Date note under section 5361 of Title 5.