U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters

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Author: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel"

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§ 1235. Transfer of Authority to Regulate to Head of Other Department

     The authority and power bestowed upon the Commandant of the Coast Guard by sections 1233 and 1234 of this title may be transferred for any special occasion to the head of another department by the President whenever in his judgment such transfer is desirable.

(Apr. 28, 1908, ch. 151, § 3, 35 Stat. 69; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, § 1, 37 Stat. 736; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, §§ 101–104, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7875, 60 Stat. 1097.)

Codification

     Section was not enacted as part of the Ports and Waterways Safety Act which comprises this chapter.

     Section was formerly classified to section 456 of former Title 46, Shipping.

Transfer of Functions

     Coast Guard transferred to Department of Transportation, and all functions, powers, and duties relating to Coast Guard of Secretary of the Treasury and of other officers and offices of Department of the Treasury transferred to Secretary of Transportation by Pub. L. 89–670, § 6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938. Section 6(b)(2) of Pub. L. 89–670, however, provided that notwithstanding such transfer of functions, Coast Guard shall operate as part of Navy in time of war or when President directs as provided in section 3 of Title 14, Coast Guard. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

     For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Treasury, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Functions of Coast Guard, and Commandant of Coast Guard, were excepted from transfer when Coast Guard is operating as part of Navy under sections 1 and 3 of Title 14.

     "Commandant of the Coast Guard" substituted for "Secretary of Commerce" on authority of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946, §§ 101–104, set out in the Appendix to Title 5.

     Upon incorporation into the Code, the words "Secretary of Commerce" were substituted for "Secretary of Commerce and Labor" to conform to act Mar. 4, 1913, which provided that the Secretary of Commerce and Labor should be called the Secretary of Commerce.

Section Referred to in Other Sections

     This section is referred to in sections 1234, 1236 of this title.

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Chicago: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel", "§ 1235. Transfer of Authority to Regulate to Head of Other Department," U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2002), Original Sources, accessed February 24, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FH975MMV1M63XV.

MLA: "U.S. Congress, Office of the Law Revision Counsel". "§ 1235. Transfer of Authority to Regulate to Head of Other Department." U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, in U.S. Code, Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters, Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office, 2002, Original Sources. 24 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8FH975MMV1M63XV.

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