28 U.S. Code § 2717 - Discharge

The court, or a judge thereof, upon—
(1)
application of the party when property has been attached and
(2)
execution to the United States of a penal bond, approved by a judge, in double the value of the property attached and conditioned upon the return of the property or the payment of any judgment rendered by the court
may discharge the warrant of attachment as to the property of the applicant.
(Added Pub. L. 86–682, § 9, Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 708.)
Editorial Notes
Codification

Section was derived from R.S. § 931, which was originally classified to section 744 of former Title 28. Following the general revision and enactment of Title 28 by act June 25, 1948, R.S. § 931 was reclassified to section 844 of Title 39. R.S. § 931 was repealed by Pub. L. 86–682, § 12(c), Sept. 2, 1960, 74 Stat. 708, (section 1 of which revised and enacted Title 39), and reenacted by section 9 thereof as section 2717 of this title.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date

Section effective Sept. 1, 1960, see section 11 of Pub. L. 86–682, 74 Stat. 708.

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