Any bill, except a bill for a pension, may be referred by either House of Congress to the chief judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a report in conformity with section
2509 of this title.
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 257 (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, § 151,36 Stat. 1138).
This section contains only the jurisdictional provision of section
257 of title
28, U.S.C., 1940 ed. The procedural provisions are incorporated in section
2509 of this title.
Changes were made in phraseology.
1992—Pub. L. 102–572substituted “United States Court of Federal Claims” for “United States Claims Court”.
1982—Pub. L. 97–164substituted “chief judge of the United States Claims Court” for “chief commissioner of the Court of Claims”.
1966—Pub. L. 89–681substituted provisions allowing any bill, except a bill for a pension, to be referred by either House of Congress to the chief commissioner of the Court of Claims for a report in conformity with section
2509 of this title for provisions giving the Court of Claims jurisdiction to report to either House of Congress on any bill referred by such House, except a bill for a pension, and to render judgment if the claim against the United States represented by the referred bill was one over which the court had jurisdiction under other Acts of Congress.
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