28 U.S. Code § 2404 - Death of defendant in damage action
A civil action for damages commenced by or on behalf of the United States or in which it is interested shall not abate on the death of a defendant but shall survive and be enforceable against his estate as well as against surviving defendants.
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 780a (June 16, 1933, ch. 103, 48 Stat. 311).
Substitution of parties, see rule 25(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Changes in phraseology were made.