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10 U.S. Code § 7801 - Definition

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In this chapter, the term “settle” means consider, ascertain, adjust, determine, and dispose of a claim, whether by full or partial allowance or by disallowance.

(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 270, § 4801; Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title XII, § 1231(19)(B), Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1161; renumbered § 7801, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 808(d), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1839.)

Historical and Revision Notes

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The revised section is inserted for clarity, and is based on usage in the source laws for this revised chapter.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 4801 of this title as this section.

1987—Pub. L. 100–180 inserted “the term” after “In this chapter,”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.