Any agreement under this subpart may require any officer or employee of the State certifying payments or disbursing funds under the agreement or otherwise participating in the performance of the agreement, to give a surety bond to the United States in such amount as the Secretary may deem necessary, and may provide for the payment of the cost of such bond from funds for carrying out the purposes of this part.
19 U.S. Code § 2313. Payments to States
(a) Certification to Secretary of the Treasury for payment to cooperating States
(b) Utilization or return of money
(c) Surety bonds
1981—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 97–35 struck out provisions relating to payment to the State by the Secretary of the Treasury from the Adjustment Assistance Trust Fund prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office.
Effective Date of 1981 Amendment and Transition Provisions