Section was not enacted as part of the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, which comprises this chapter.
2004—Pub. L. 108–271substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office” in last par.
1981—Pub. L. 97–31substituted “Secretary of Transportation” for “Secretary of Commerce” in four places and “Department of Transportation” for “Department of Commerce”.
Transfer of Functions
Functions vested by law (including reorganization plan) in Bureau of Budget or Director of Bureau of the Budget transferred to President of United States by section 101 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1970, eff. July 1, 1970, 35 F.R. 7959, 84 Stat. 2085, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Section 102 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1970, redesignated Bureau of the Budget as Office of Management and Budget.
Authorization for Payments Out of Fund
Pub. L. 85–721, Aug. 21, 1958, 72 Stat. 710, as authorizing Secretary of Commerce to make certain payments out of Vessels Operations Revolving Fund to persons to whom he chartered vessel, see note set out under section
1738 of Appendix to Title
50, War and National Defense.
The table below lists the classification updates, since Jan. 3, 2012, for this section. Updates to a broader range of sections may be found at the update page for containing chapter, title, etc.
The most recent Classification Table update that we have noticed was Tuesday, August 13, 2013
An empty table indicates that we see no relevant changes listed in the classification tables. If you suspect that our system may be missing something, please double-check with the Office of the Law Revision Counsel.