28 U.S. Code § 2502 - Aliens’ privilege to sue

(a) Citizens or subjects of any foreign government which accords to citizens of the United States the right to prosecute claims against their government in its courts may sue the United States in the United States Court of Federal Claims if the subject matter of the suit is otherwise within such court’s jurisdiction.
(b) See section 7422(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for exception with respect to suits involving internal revenue taxes.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 976; Pub. L. 89–713, § 3(b),Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1108; Pub. L. 97–164, title I, § 139(a),Apr. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 42; Pub. L. 99–514, § 2,Oct. 22, 1986, 100 Stat. 2095; Pub. L. 102–572, title IX, § 902(a)(1),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4516.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 261 (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, § 155,36 Stat. 1139).
Changes were made in phraseology.
References in Text

Section 7422(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, referred to in subsec. (b), is classified to section 7422 (f) of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.
Amendments

1992—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–572substituted “United States Court of Federal Claims” for “United States Claims Court”.
1986—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–514substituted “Internal Revenue Code of 1986” for “Internal Revenue Code of 1954”.
1982—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–164substituted “United States Claims Court” for “Court of Claims”.
1966—Pub. L. 89–713designated existing provisions as subsec. (a) and added subsec. (b).
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 1966 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–713applicable to suits brought against officers, employees, or personal representatives instituted 90 days or more after Nov. 2, 1966, see section 3(d) ofPub. L. 89–713, set out as a note under section 7422 of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.

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