31 U.S. Code § 326 - Availability of appropriations for certain expenses

Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, an appropriation for the Department of the Treasury available to pay travel expenses also is available to pay expenses to attend meetings of organizations related to the function or activity for which the appropriation is made.
The Secretary may approve reimbursement to agents on protective missions for subsistence expenses authorized by law without regard to rates and amounts established under section 5702 of title 5.

Historical and Revision Notes

Revised Section

Source (U.S. Code

Source (Statutes at Large)



June 1, 1955, ch. 113, § 102, 69 Stat. 76.



Sept. 29, 1969, Pub. L. 91–74, § 102(1st par.), 83 Stat. 118.

In subsection (a), the words “On and after June 1, 1955,” are omitted as executed.

In subsection (b), the words “On and after September 29, 1969,” are omitted as executed.

Editorial Notes

1986—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 99–234 substituted “rates and amounts” for “rates”.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 99–234 effective (1) on the effective date of regulations to be promulgated not later than 150 days after Jan. 2, 1986, or (2) 180 days after Jan. 2, 1986, whichever occurs first, see section 301(a) of Pub. L. 99–234, set out as a note under section 5701 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

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