19 U.S. Code § 267a - Foreign language proficiency awards

Cash awards for foreign language proficiency may, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, be paid to customs officers (as referred to in section 267 (e)(1) of this title) to the same extent and in the same manner as would be allowable under subchapter III of chapter 45 of title 5 with respect to law enforcement officers (as defined by section 4521 of such title).


(Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, § 13812(b),Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 671.)
Effective Date

Pub. L. 103–66, title XIII, § 13812(c)(2),Aug. 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 671, provided that: “Subsection (b) [enacting this section] takes effect on January 1, 1994.”

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