28 U.S. Code § 2677 - Compromise

The Attorney General or his designee may arbitrate, compromise, or settle any claim cognizable under section 1346 (b) of this title, after the commencement of an action thereon.

Source

(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 984; Pub. L. 89–506, § 3,July 18, 1966, 80 Stat. 307.)
Historical and Revision Notes

Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 934 (Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, § 413,60 Stat. 845).
Changes were made in phraseology.
Senate Revision Amendment

This section was renumbered “2676” by Senate amendment. See 80th Congress Senate Report No. 1559.
Amendments

1966—Pub. L. 89–506struck out provision requiring that approval of court be obtained before Attorney General could arbitrate, compromise, or settle a claim after commencement of an action thereon.
Effective Date of 1966 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 89–506applicable to claims accruing six months or more after July 18, 1966, see section 10 ofPub. L. 89–506, set out as a note under section 2672 of this title.

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14 CFR - Aeronautics and Space

14 CFR Part 1261 - PROCESSING OF MONETARY CLAIMS (GENERAL)

22 CFR - Foreign Relations

22 CFR Part 511 - FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS PROCEDURE

28 CFR - Judicial Administration

28 CFR Part 543 - LEGAL MATTERS

32 CFR - National Defense

32 CFR Part 536 - CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES

32 CFR Part 842 - ADMINISTRATIVE CLAIMS

38 CFR - Pensions, Bonuses, and Veterans' Relief

38 CFR Part 14 - LEGAL SERVICES, GENERAL COUNSEL, AND MISCELLANEOUS CLAIMS

39 CFR - Postal Service

39 CFR Part 912 - PROCEDURES TO ADJUDICATE CLAIMS FOR PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF THE OPERATION OF THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE

43 CFR - Public Lands: Interior

43 CFR Part 22 - ADMINISTRATIVE CLAIMS UNDER THE FEDERAL TORT CLAIMS ACT AND INDEMNIFICATION OF DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR EMPLOYEES

 

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