[USC05] 10 USC 8625: Navy Reserve flag
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

10 USC 8625: Navy Reserve flag Text contains those laws in effect on June 12, 2021
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle C-Navy and Marine CorpsPART IV-GENERAL ADMINISTRATIONCHAPTER 861-SECRETARY OF THE NAVY: MISCELLANEOUS POWERS AND DUTIES

§8625. Navy Reserve flag

The Secretary of the Navy shall prescribe a suitable flag to be known as the Navy Reserve flag. This flag may be flown by a seagoing merchant vessel if-

(1) the vessel is documented under the laws of the United States;

(2) the vessel has been designated by the Secretary, under such regulations as he prescribes, as suitable for service as a naval auxiliary in time of war; and

(3) the master or commanding officer and at least half of the other licensed officers of the vessel are members of the Navy.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 447 , §7225; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title V, §515(b)(1)(T), (3)(D), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3233 , 3234; renumbered §8625, 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)
7225 50 U.S.C. 1048. July 9, 1952, ch. 608, §409, 66 Stat. 499 .

In clause (3) the words "at least half" are substituted for the words "not less than 50 per centum". The words "or Naval Reserve" are omitted as surplusage, since the Navy includes the Naval Reserve.

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 7225 of this title as this section.

2006-Pub. L. 109–163, §515(b)(3)(D), substituted "Navy Reserve" for "Naval Reserve" in section catchline.

Pub. L. 109–163, §515(b)(1)(T), substituted "Navy Reserve" for "Naval Reserve" in introductory provisions.

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.