49 U.S. Code § 15504 - Government traffic
A pipeline carrier providing transportation or service for the United States Government may transport property for the United States Government without charge or at a rate reduced from the applicable commercial rate. Section 6101 (b) to (d) of title 41 does not apply when transportation for the United States Government can be obtained from a carrier lawfully operating in the area where the transportation would be provided.
Source(Added Pub. L. 104–88, title I, § 106(a),Dec. 29, 1995, 109 Stat. 924; amended Pub. L. 111–350, § 5(o)(6),Jan. 4, 2011, 124 Stat. 3853.)
Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in section 10721 of this title prior to the general amendment of this subtitle by Pub. L. 104–88, § 102(a).