28 U.S. Code § 1499 - Liquidated damages withheld from contractors under

The United States Court of Federal Claims shall have jurisdiction to render judgment upon any claim for liquidated damages withheld from a contractor or subcontractor under section 3703 of title 40.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 942; Pub. L. 87–581, title II, § 202(a),Aug. 13, 1962, 76 Stat. 360; Pub. L. 97–164, title I, § 133(e)(1), (2)(A),Apr. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 40, 41; Pub. L. 101–650, title III, § 325(b)(7),Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5121; Pub. L. 102–572, title IX, § 902(a)(1),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4516; Pub. L. 107–217, § 3(g)(3),Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1299; Pub. L. 109–284, § 4(2),Sept. 27, 2006, 120 Stat. 1211.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on section 324 of title 40, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Public Buildings, Property and Works (June 19, 1912, ch. 174, § 1,37 Stat. 137).
This section contains only the jurisdictional provision in the last clause of section 324 of title 40, U.S.C., 1940 ed.
Changes in phraseology were made.
Amendments

2006—Pub. L. 109–284substituted “chapter 37 of title 40” for “Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act” in section catchline.
2002—Pub. L. 107–217substituted “section 3703 of title 40” for “section 104 of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act”.
1992—Pub. L. 102–572substituted “United States Court of Federal Claims” for “United States Claims Court”.
1990—Pub. L. 101–650substituted “Hours and Safety Standards” for “Hours Standards” in text.
1982—Pub. L. 97–164substituted “Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act” for “Contract Work Hours Standards Act” in section catchline and “United States Claims Court” for “Court of Claims” in text.
1962—Pub. L. 87–581amended section generally, substituting “Liquidated damages withheld from contractors under Contract Work Hours Standards Act” for “Penalties imposed against contractors under eight hour law” in section catchline, and “liquidated damages withheld from a contractor or subcontractor under section 104 of the Contract Work Hours Standards Act” for “a penalty withheld from a contractor or subcontractor under section 324 of Title 40” in text.
Effective Date of 1992 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 102–572effective Oct. 29, 1992, see section 911 ofPub. L. 102–572, set out as a note under section 171 of this title.
Effective Date of 1982 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 97–164effective Oct. 1, 1982, see section 402 ofPub. L. 97–164, set out as a note under section 171 of this title.
Effective Date of 1962 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 87–581effective 60 days after Aug. 13, 1962, but shall not affect contracts existing or thereafter entered into pursuant to invitations for bids outstanding on Aug. 13, 1962, see section 204 ofPub. L. 87–581, Aug. 13, 1962, 76 Stat. 360.
Continued Jurisdiction Upon Claims Under Section 324 of Former Title 40

Pub. L. 87–581, title II, § 202(b),Aug. 13, 1962, 76 Stat. 360, provided that the Court of Claims (now United States Court of Federal Claims) was to continue to have jurisdiction to render judgment upon certain claims for a penalty withheld from a contractor or subcontractor under section 324 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, in connection with any contract subject to that section existing on the date sixty days after Aug. 13, 1962, or thereafter entered into pursuant to invitations for bids that were outstanding on Aug. 13, 1962.

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