42 U.S. Code § 1702 - Application of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act
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The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, referred to in section catchline, is act Mar. 4, 1927, ch. 509, 44 Stat. 1424, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 18 (§ 901 et seq.) of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 901 of Title 33 and Tables.
“Subchapter I of chapter 81 of title 5” substituted for references to Act of September 7, 1916, as amended, known as the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act, on authority of Pub. L. 89–554, § 7(b), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 631, the first section of which enacted Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.
1984—Pub. L. 98–426 substituted “Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act” for “Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act” wherever appearing.
1958—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 85–608 struck out proviso that required any amendment to the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act which increased the amount of benefits payable for injury or death to be applied in the administration of this section as if the amendment had been in effect at the time of the particular injury or death.
1948—Subsec. (a). Act July 3, 1948, inserted all text in proviso beginning “as fixed in section 914(m) of title 33”.