(1)acquire and maintain real or personal property;
(2)employ a person;
(3)make a grant; and
63 of title
31, enter into a contract, cooperative agreement, memorandum of understanding, or other agreement.
(b) Tort claims
(1) In general
Except as provided in paragraph (2), the Secretary may pay a tort claim, in the manner authorized by the first paragraph of section
2672 of title
28, if the claim arises outside the United States in connection with an activity authorized under this chapter.
A claim may not be allowed under this subsection unless the claim is presented in writing to the Secretary not later than 2 years after the date on which the claim arises.
This chapter, referred to in subsecs. (a) and (b)(1), was in the original “this subtitle”, meaning subtitle E (§§ 10401–10418) of title X of Pub. L. 107–171, May 13, 2002, 116 Stat. 494, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of subtitle E to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section
8301 of this title and Tables.
Transfer of Functions
For transfer of functions of the Secretary of Agriculture relating to agricultural import and entry inspection activities under this chapter to the Secretary of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections
557 of Title
6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section
542 of Title
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