skip navigation



(June 29, 1936, ch. 858, title II, § 207, 49 Stat. 1988; June 23, 1938, ch. 600, § 2, 52 Stat. 954; Pub. L. 97–31, § 12(64), Aug. 6, 1981, 95 Stat. 159; Pub. L. 108–271, § 8(b), July 7, 2004, 118 Stat. 814.)

References in Text

Act of March 20, 1922, ch. 104, 42 Stat. 444, referred to in text, is not classified to the Code.


2004—Pub. L. 108–271 substituted “Government Accountability Office” for “General Accounting Office”.
1981—Pub. L. 97–31 substituted “Federal Maritime Commission and the Secretary of Transportation” for “Commission” first time it appeared, and inserted “or his” after “its”, “or Secretary” after “Commission” and “and Secretary’s” after “Commission’s”. For prior transfers of functions of the Commission, meaning the United States Maritime Commission, see Transfer of Functions note below.
1938—Act June 23, 1938, authorized disbursements, and provided for the protection, preservation, or improvement of collateral held to secure indebtedness.

Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of United States Maritime Commission, see Reorg. Plan No. 6 of 1949, Reorg. Plan No. 21 of 1950, and Reorg. Plan No. 7 of 1961, set out under section 1111 of this Appendix.

LII has no control over and does not endorse any external Internet site that contains links to or references LII.