22 U.S. Code § 3731 - Reimbursements
The Commission shall reimburse the Employees’ Compensation Fund, Bureau of Employee’s Compensation, Department of Labor, for the benefit payments to the Commission’s employees, and shall also reimburse other Government departments and agencies for payments of a similar nature made on its behalf.
The Department of Defense shall reimburse the Commission for amounts expended by the Commission in maintaining defense facilities in standby condition for the Department of Defense.
For purposes of the reimbursement of the United States by the Republic of Panama for the salaries and other employment costs of employees of the Commission who are assigned to assist the Republic of Panama in the operation of activities which are transferred to that Government as a result of any provision of the Panama Canal Treaty of 1977 and related agreements, which reimbursement is provided for in paragraph 8 of Article 10 of that Treaty, the Commission shall be deemed to be the United States of America.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the President, through the appropriate department or agency of the United States, shall, until January 1, 2000, operate the educational institution known as the “Canal Zone College”. Such institution shall continue to provide, insofar as practicable, the level of services which it offered immediately before October 1, 1979.
Except as expressly provided in this chapter, funds available to the Panama Canal Commission may not be made available to any other agency as that term is defined in section 551 of title 5, nor may funds be authorized or appropriated for any function other than Panama Canal Commission activities.
This chapter, referred to in subsec. (h), was in the original “this Act”, meaning Pub. L. 96–70, Sept. 27, 1979, 93 Stat. 452, known as the Panama Canal Act of 1979, which is classified principally to this chapter. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 3601 of this title and Tables.
1998—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 105–261 struck out subsec. (e) which provided that appropriations or funds of the Commission or of any other department or agency of the United States conducting operations in the Republic of Panama were available to defray the cost of certain health care services and educational services.
1997—Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 105–85, § 3550(d)(2)(A), substituted “October 1, 1979” for “the effective date of this Act”.
Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 105–85, § 3550(d)(2)(B), substituted “October 1, 1979” for “such effective date”.
Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 105–85, § 3525(b), substituted “, to other Commission employees when determined by the Commission to be necessary for their recruitment or retention, and to other persons” for “and persons”.
1996—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–106 struck out “appropriations or” before “funds of the Commission” in introductory provisions.
Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 104–201 inserted concluding provisions “Notwithstanding the provisions relating to the availability of adequate schools contained in section 5924(4)(A) of title 5, the Commission shall by regulation determine the extent to which costs of educational services may be defrayed under this subsection.”
1994—Subsec. (e)(2). Pub. L. 103–337 inserted “or the United States” after “schools in the Republic of Panama”.
1992—Subsec. (e)(1). Pub. L. 102–484 inserted “provided by medical facilities licensed and approved by the Republic of Panama (and not operated by the United States)” after “health care services”.
1988—Subsec. (h). Pub. L. 100–705 added subsec. (h).
1985—Subsec. (e). Pub. L. 99–223 amended subsec. (e) generally, striking out “, in accordance with subsection (d) of this section,” after “shall be available” in provisions preceding par. (1) and inserting “employees of the Commission who are citizens of the United States and” in par. (2).
Pub. L. 105–261, div. C, title XXXV, § 3507(a), Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2269, provided that the amendment made by section 3507(a) striking out subsec. (e) of this section is effective 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time), Dec. 30, 1999, and any right or condition of employment provided for in, or arising from, subsec. (e) of this section is terminated.
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