10 U.S. Code § 9804 - Salvage claims by United States
(a) The Secretary of the Air Force may settle, or compromise, and receive payment of a claim by the United States for salvage services performed by the Department of the Air Force. Amounts received under this section shall be covered into the Treasury.
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 592; Pub. L. 92–417, § 1(8),Aug. 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 655.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|9804||10:1863.||Oct. 20, 1951, ch. 524, § 3, 65 Stat. 573.|
The words “under this section” are substituted for the words “for salvage services rendered”. The words “consider, ascertain, adjust, determine” are omitted as covered by the word “settle”, as defined in section 9801 of this title. The words “and receive payment of” are inserted for clarity and to conform to section 9803 of this title. The words “as miscellaneous receipts” are omitted as surplusage.
1972—Pub. L. 92–417designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), and in subsec. (a) as so designated, eliminated the requirement that the Secretary of the Air Force discharge his functions under the direction of the Secretary of Defense, and added subsec. (b).