28 U.S. Code § 2404 - Death of defendant in damage action

A civil action for damages commenced by or on behalf of the United States or in which it is interested shall not abate on the death of a defendant but shall survive and be enforceable against his estate as well as against surviving defendants.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 971.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 780a (June 16, 1933, ch. 103, 48 Stat. 311).
Substitution of parties, see rule 25(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Changes in phraseology were made.

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