Any person who, but for section 5308 of this title
, was entitled to benefits under any of the laws administered by the Secretary,
whose award of benefits was terminated under such section, or whose benefits were not paid pursuant to sections 3329 and 3330 of title 31, and who was not guilty of mutiny, treason, sabotage, or rendering assistance to an enemy of the United States or its allies, shall be paid the full amount of any benefits not paid because of such section 5308, or withheld (including the amount of any checks covered on such person’s account into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts together with any amount to such person’s credit in the special-deposit account) pursuant to sections 3329 and 3330 of title 31. The Secretary
shall certify to the Secretary
of the Treasury the amounts of payments which, but for this section, would have been made from the special deposit account, and the Secretary
of the Treasury, as directed by the Secretary,
shall reimburse the appropriations of the Department
from such special deposit account, or cover into the Treasury as miscellaneous receipts the amounts so certified.