10 U.S. Code § 4804 - Salvage claims by United States
(a) The Secretary of the Army may settle, or compromise, and receive payment of a claim by the United States for salvage services performed by the Department of the Army. Amounts received under this section shall be covered into the Treasury.
Source(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 271; Pub. L. 92–417, § 1(3),Aug. 29, 1972, 86 Stat. 654.)
|Revised section||Source (U.S. Code)||Source (Statutes at Large)|
|4804||10:1863.||Oct. 20, 1951, ch. 524, § 3, 65 Stat. 573.|
The words “under this section” are substituted for the words “for salvage services rendered”. The words “consider, ascertain, adjust, determine” are omitted as covered by the word “settle”, as defined in section 4801 of this title. The words “and receive payment of” are inserted for clarity and to conform to section 4803 of this title. The words “as miscellaneous receipts” are omitted as surplusage.
1972—Pub. L. 92–417designated existing provisions as subsec. (a), struck out requirement that the Secretary of the Army discharge his functions under the direction of the Secretary of Defense, and added subsec. (b).
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