31 U.S. Code § 778 - Dependency and disability decisions

The General Counsel of the Government Accountability Office shall decide a question of dependency, disability, or dependency and disability under sections 773–776 of this title. A decision under this section is final.


(Pub. L. 97–258, Sept. 13, 1982, 96 Stat. 907; Pub. L. 108–271, § 8(b),July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814.)

Historical and Revision Notes
Revised Section Source (U.S. Code) Source (Statutes at Large)
778 31:43b(h). June 10, 1921, ch. 18, 42 Stat. 20, § 319(h); added July 13, 1959, Pub. L. 86–87, 73 Stat. 198.

The words “arising” and “and conclusive” are omitted as surplus.

2004—Pub. L. 108–271substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.

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