2014 US Code
Title 42 - The Public Health and Welfare (Sections 1 - 18445)
Chapter 74 - Nonnuclear Energy Research and Development (Sections 5901 - 5920)
Sec. 5911 - Acquisition of essential materials

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 2, Title 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHAPTER 74 - NONNUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Sec. 5911 - Acquisition of essential materials
Containssection 5911
Date2014
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 5, 2015
Positive LawNo
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditPub. L. 93-577, §12, Dec. 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 1892; Pub. L. 109-58, title X, §1009(b)(8), Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 935.
Statutes at Large References88 Stat. 1892
119 Stat. 935
Public and Private LawsPublic Law 93-577, Public Law 109-58

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42 U.S.C. § 5911 (2014)
§5911. Acquisition of essential materials

(a) The President may, by rule or order, require the allocation of, or the performance under contracts or orders (other than contracts of employment) relating to, supplies of materials and equipment if he finds that—

(1) such supplies are scarce, critical, and essential to carry out the purposes of this chapter; and

(2) such supplies cannot reasonably be obtained without exercising the authority granted by this section.


(b) A rule or order under subsection (a) of this section shall be considered to be a major rule subject to chapter 8 of title 5.

(Pub. L. 93–577, §12, Dec. 31, 1974, 88 Stat. 1892; Pub. L. 109–58, title X, §1009(b)(8), Aug. 8, 2005, 119 Stat. 935.)

AMENDMENTS

2005—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 109–58 amended subsec. (b) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (b) read as follows: "The President shall transmit any rule or order proposed under subsection (a) of this section (bearing an identification number) to each House of Congress on the date on which it is proposed. If such proposed rule or order is transmitted to the Congress such proposed rule or order shall take effect at the end of the first period of thirty calendar days of continuous session of Congress after the date on which such proposed rule or order is transmitted to it unless, between the date of transmittal and the end of the thirty day period, either House passes a resolution stating in substance that such House does not favor such a proposed rule or order."

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