10 U.S.C. § 2824

Current through P.L. 117-42 (published on www.congress.gov on 09/30/2021)
Section 2824 - Authorization for acquisition of existing family housing in lieu of construction
(a) In lieu of constructing any family housing units authorized by law to be constructed, the Secretary concerned may acquire sole interest in existing family housing units that are privately owned or that are held by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, except that in foreign countries the Secretary concerned may acquire less than sole interest in existing family housing units.
(b) When authority provided by law to construct military family housing units is used to acquire existing family housing units under subsection (a), the authority includes authority to acquire interests in land.
(c) The net floor area of a family housing unit acquired under the authority of this section may not exceed the applicable limitation specified in section 2826 of this title. The Secretary concerned may waive the limitation set forth in the preceding sentence to family housing units acquired under this section during the five-year period beginning on February 10, 1996.
(d) Family housing units may not be acquired under this section through the exercise of eminent domain authority.

10 U.S.C. § 2824

Added Pub. L. 97-214, §2(a), July 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 159; amended Pub. L. 104-106, div. B, title XXVIII, §28132813,, 110 Stat. 553; Pub. L. 104-201, div. A, title X, §1074(a)(17), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2659.

AMENDMENTS1996-Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 104-201 substituted "February 10, 1996" for "the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996". Pub. L. 104-106 inserted at end "The Secretary concerned may waive the limitation set forth in the preceding sentence to family housing units acquired under this section during the five-year period beginning on the date of the enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1996."

EFFECTIVE DATEFor effective date and applicability of section, see section 12(a) of Pub. L. 97-214 set out as a note under section 2801 of this title.

includes
"includes" means "includes but is not limited to"; and
Secretary concerned
The term "Secretary concerned" means-(A) the Secretary of the Army, with respect to matters concerning the Army;(B) the Secretary of the Navy, with respect to matters concerning the Navy, the Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard when it is operating as a service in the Department of the Navy;(C) the Secretary of the Air Force, with respect to matters concerning the Air Force and the Space Force; and(D) the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to matters concerning the Coast Guard when it is not operating as a service in the Department of the Navy.