(Mar. 24, 1943, ch. 26, § 1,57 Stat. 45; Apr. 4, 1944, ch. 161, §§ 1,
2,58 Stat. 188; Mar. 24, 1945, ch. 36, § 1(a),59 Stat. 38.)
References in Text
The Social Security Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Aug. 14, 1935, ch. 531, 49 Stat. 620
, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 7 (§ 301 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section
The United States Employees Compensation Act, as amended, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Sept. 7, 1916, ch. 458, 39 Stat. 742
, as amended, which was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554
, § 8(a),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 632
, and the provisions thereof were reenacted by the first section thereof as subchapter I (§ 8101 et seq.) of chapter
, Government Organization and Employees.
The Civil Service Retirement Act, as amended, referred to in subsec. (a), is act May 29, 1930, ch. 349, 46 Stat. 468
, as amended generally by act July 31, 1956, ch. 804, § 401,70 Stat. 743
, which was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554
, § 8(a),Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 632
, and reenacted by the first section thereof as subchapter III (§ 8331 et seq.) of chapter
The Act of Congress approved March 7, 1942 (Public Law 784, Seventy-seventh Congress), referred to in subsec. (a), is act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, 56 Stat. 143
, as amended, popularly known as the Missing Persons Act, and was classified to sections
of this Appendix. The Act was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554
, Sept. 6, 1966, § 8(a),80 Stat. 632
, and reenacted by the first section thereof as subchapter
, Government Organization and Employees, and chapter
, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.
The Act entitled “An Act to provide benefits for the injury, disability, death, or detention of employees of contractors with the United States and certain other persons or reimbursement therefor”, approved December 2, 1942 (Public Law 784, Seventy-seventh Congress), referred to in subsec. (a), is act Dec. 2, 1942, ch. 668, 56 Stat. 1028
, as amended, titles I and II of which are popularly known as the War Hazards Compensation Act, and is classified principally to chapter 12 (§ 1701 et seq.) of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
The Suits in Admiralty Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Mar. 9, 1920, ch. 95, 41 Stat. 525
, which was classified generally to chapter 20 (§§ 741 to
) of former Title 46, Appendix, Shipping, and was repealed and restated in chapter
, Shipping, by Pub. L. 109–304
, §§ 6(c),
,Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1509
, 1710. Section
provides that chapter
may be cited as the Suits in Admiralty Act. For disposition of sections of former Title 46, Appendix, to Title 46, see Disposition Table preceding section
1945—Subsec. (b)(1). Act Mar. 24, 1945, inserted last sentence.
1944—Subsec. (b)(1), (2). Act Apr. 4, 1944, inserted provisions excluding from term employment service performed under contract entered into without the United States and during the performance of which the vessel does not touch a port in the United States, or a vessel documented under the laws of a foreign country and bareboat chartered to the War Shipping Administration.
Section 1(b) of act Mar. 24, 1945, provided that the amendment made by that act shall be effective as if made by section 1 of act Mar. 24, 1943.
Transfer of Functions
War Shipping Administration terminated as of Sept. 1, 1946, and functions, powers, duties, etc., transferred to United States Maritime Commission for period Sept. 1, 1946, to Dec. 31, 1946, for purpose of liquidating Administration, by act July 8, 1946, ch. 543, title II, § 202,60 Stat. 501
United States Maritime Commission abolished by Reorg. Plan No. 21 of 1950, eff. May 24, 1950, 15
, 64 Stat. 1273
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, which transferred part of its functions and part of functions of its Chairman to Federal Maritime Board and Chairman thereof, that Board having been created by that Plan as an agency within Department of Commerce with an independent status in some respects, and transferred remainder of Commission’s functions and functions of its Chairman to Secretary of Commerce, with power vested in Secretary to authorize their performance by Maritime Administrator, the head of Maritime Administration, which likewise was established by the Plan in Department of Commerce with provision that Chairman of Federal Maritime Board should, ex officio, be that Administrator.
Federal Maritime Board, including offices of members of Board, abolished by section 304 of Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961, eff. Aug. 12, 1961, 26
, 75 Stat. 843
, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Functions of Board transferred either to Federal Maritime Commission or to Secretary of Commerce by sections 103 and 202 of Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961.
Maritime Administration transferred from Department of Commerce to Department of Transportation by Maritime Act of 1981, Pub. L. 97–31
, Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 151
, which was repealed in part by Pub. L. 109–304
, § 19,Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1710
. See section
Functions of Public Health Service, Surgeon General of Public Health Service, and all other officers and employees of Public Health Service, and functions of all agencies of or in Public Health Service transferred to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1966, 31
, 80 Stat. 1610
, effective June 25, 1966, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare redesignated Secretary of Health and Human Services by section
Vessel Operations Under Revolving Fund
Vessel operations conducted under Vessel Operations Revolving Fund, applicability of subsecs. (a) and (c) of this section to, see section
to (e) of Title