28 U.S. Code Chapter 31 - THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

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Sec. 501. Executive department. 502. Seal. 503. Attorney General. 504. Deputy Attorney General. 504a. Associate Attorney General. 505. Solicitor General. 506. Assistant Attorneys General. 507. Assistant Attorney General for Administration. 507A. Assistant Attorney General for National Security. 508. Vacancies. 509. Functions of the Attorney General. 509A. National Security Division. 509B. Section to enforce human rights laws. 510. Delegation of authority. 511. Attorney General to advise the President. 512. Attorney General to advise heads of executive departments. 513. Attorney General to advise Secretaries of military departments. 514. Legal services on pending claims in departments and agencies. 515. Authority for legal proceedings; commission, oath, and salary for special attorneys. 516. Conduct of litigation reserved to Department of Justice. 517. Interests of United States in pending suits. 518. Conduct and argument of cases. 519. Supervision of litigation. 520. Transmission of petitions in United States Court of Federal Claims or in United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; statement furnished by departments. 521. Publication and distribution of opinions. 522. Report of business and statistics. 523. Requisitions. 524. Availability of appropriations. 525. Procurement of law books, reference books, and periodicals; sale and exchange. 526. Authority of the Attorney General to investigate United States attorneys, marshals, trustees, clerks of court, and others. [1] 527. Establishment of working capital fund. 528. Disqualification of officers and employees of the Department of Justice. 529. Annual report of Attorney General. 530. Payment of travel and transportation expenses of newly appointed special agents. 530A. Authorization of appropriations for travel and related expenses and for health care of personnel serving abroad. 530B. Ethical standards for attorneys for the Government. 530C. Authority to use available funds. 530D. Report on enforcement of laws.
Amendments

2009—Pub. L. 111–122, § 2(c),Dec. 22, 2009, 123 Stat. 3480, added item 509B.
2006—Pub. L. 109–177, title V, § 506(c),Mar. 9, 2006, 120 Stat. 249, added items 507A and 509A.
2002—Pub. L. 107–273, div. A, title II, §§ 201(b), 202(b)(1), div. B, title IV, § 4003(b)(5),Nov. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 1771, 1774, 1811, in item 526, struck out “and” before “trustees”, and added items 530C and 530D.
1998—Pub. L. 105–277, div. A, § 101(b) [title VIII, § 801(b)], Oct. 21, 1998, 112 Stat. 2681–50, 2681–119, added item 530B.
1992—Pub. L. 102–572, title IX, § 902(b)(1),Oct. 29, 1992, 106 Stat. 4516, substituted “United States Court of Federal Claims” for “United States Claims Court” in item 520.
1988—Pub. L. 100–690, title VI, § 6281(b),Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4369, added item 530A.
1983—Pub. L. 98–86, § 2,Aug. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 492, added item 530.
1982—Pub. L. 97–258, § 2(g)(1)(A),Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 1060, substituted “Availability of appropriations” for “Appropriations for administrative expenses; notarial fees; meals and lodging of bailiffs” in item 524.
Pub. L. 97–164, title I, § 118(b),Apr. 2, 1982, 96 Stat. 33, substituted “United States Claims Court or in United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit” for “Court of Claims” in item 520.
1978—Pub. L. 95–598, title II, § 219(c),Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2662, inserted reference to trustees in item 526.
Pub. L. 95–521, title VI, § 603(b),Oct. 26, 1978, 92 Stat. 1875, added items 528 and 529.
1977—Pub. L. 95–139, § 1(b),Oct. 19, 1977, 91 Stat. 1171, added item 504a.
1975—Pub. L. 93–613, § 1(2),Jan. 2, 1975, 88 Stat. 1975, added item 527.
1966—Pub. L. 89–554, § 4(c),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 611, substituted “THE ATTORNEY GENERAL” for “UNITED STATES ATTORNEYS” in chapter heading, “Executive Department” for “Appointment of United States attorneys” in item 501, “Seal” for “Appointment of assistant United States attorneys” in item 502, “Attorney General” for “Appointment of attorneys” in item 503, “Deputy Attorney General” for “Tenure and oath of office; removal” in item 504, “Solicitor General” for “Residence” in item 505, “Assistant Attorney General” for “Vacancies” in item 506, “Assistant Attorney General for Administration” for “Duties; supervision by Attorney General” in item 507, “Vacancies” for “Salaries” in item 508, “Functions of the Attorney General” for “Expenses” in item 509, “Delegation of authority” for “Clerical assistants and messengers” in item 510, and added items 511 to 526.


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28 USCDescription of ChangeSession YearPublic LawStatutes at Large
§ 530C2012112-265 [Sec.] 2(a)126 Stat. 2435

 

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