(a)The President shall prescribe regulations to carry out this subchapter. Those regulations shall, so far as practicable, be uniform for the armed forces, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Public Health Service.
(b)Determinations and certifications of eligibility for, and payments of, annuities and other payments or refunds under this subchapter shall be made by the department concerned. However, in the case of a department other than a military department, payments shall be made through the disbursing facilities of the Department of the Treasury.
Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 393, §§ 6, 8 (1st and 2d sentences), 67 Stat. 504.
1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513, § 511(58)(A), substituted “National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” for “Environmental Science Services Administration”.
Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 96–513, § 511(58)(B), redesignatedsubsec. (c) as (b).
1972—Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(C), struck out “reports to Congress” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(A), substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.
Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(C), struck out subsec. (b) which required President to submit annual reports to Congress on administration of this chapter.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(A), substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.
1966—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–718substituted “Environmental Science Services Administration” for “Coast and Geodetic Survey”.
1961—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 87–381required report to contain a detailed account, including an actuarial analysis, of cases in which relief is granted under sections
1552 of this title, or any other statutory or administrative procedure.
For transfer of functions of Public Health Service, see note under section
802 of this title.
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