[USC02] 10 USC 8725: Acquisition by condemnation and purchase
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10 USC 8725: Acquisition by condemnation and purchase Text contains those laws in effect on October 21, 2020
From Title 10-ARMED FORCESSubtitle C-Navy and Marine CorpsPART IV-GENERAL ADMINISTRATIONCHAPTER 869-NAVAL PETROLEUM RESERVES

§8725. Acquisition by condemnation and purchase

(a) Whenever the Secretary is unable to make arrangements he considers satisfactory for exchanges of land or agreements for conservation authorized by section 8724 of this title, the Secretary may acquire, with the approval of the President, such privately owned lands and leases-

(1) by purchase, inside the naval petroleum reserves, or outside those reserves on the same geologic structure; and

(2) by condemnation, inside Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1, or, if there is substantial drainage, outside that reserve on the same geologic structure.


(b) The Secretary shall report annually to Congress all proceedings for purchase and condemnation under this section.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 458 , §7425; Pub. L. 94–258, title II, §201(6), Apr. 5, 1976, 90 Stat. 309 ; Pub. L. 96–513, title V, §513(32)(A), Dec. 12, 1980, 94 Stat. 2933 ; Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [div. C, title XXXIV, §3402(b)(1)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654 , 1654A-484; renumbered §8725 and amended Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, §§807(d)(5), 809(a), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1836 , 1840.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised sectionSource (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
7425 34 U.S.C. 524 (5th par., 1st 123 words, and 169th through 193d words). June 4, 1920, ch. 228 (5th par., 1st 123 words, and 169th through 193d words, of amended 3d and 4th provisos), 41 Stat. 813; June 30, 1938, ch. 851, §1, 52 Stat. 1252 ; June 17, 1944, ch. 262, 58 Stat. 282 .

The words "Whenever the Secretary of the Navy is unable" are substituted for the words "In the event of the inability of the Secretary of the Navy" for brevity.

Amendments

2018-Pub. L. 115–232, §807(d)(5), renumbered section 7425 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 115–232, §809(a), substituted "section 8724" for "section 7424" in introductory provisions.

2000-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–398 substituted "for exchanges of land or agreements for conservation authorized by section 7424 of this title, the Secretary may acquire" for "for-

"(1) exchanges of land or agreements for conservation authorized by section 7424 of this title; or

"(2) contracts for joint, unit, or other cooperative plans with respect to lands or leases authorized by section 7426 of this title;

he may acquire".

1980-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513 substituted "Naval Petroleum Reserve Numbered 1" for "naval petroleum reserve numbered 1".

1976-Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 94–258 struck out "of the Navy" after "Secretary".

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.