43 U.S. Code § 79c - Payment of fees, commissions, etc.; deposit in Treasury

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No provision of this Act shall relieve any public land applicant or claimant from the necessity of making payment of fees, commissions, or other moneys required by law or regulation. Commencing sixty days after April 24, 1944, the officials of district land offices shall not receive any compensation based on fees, commissions, or other receipts and all amounts collected by them shall be covered into the Treasury of the United States.


(Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, § 3,58 Stat. 215; 1946 Reorg. Plan No. 3, § 403, eff. July 16, 1946, 11 F.R. 7876, 60 Stat. 1100.)
References in Text

This Act, referred to in text, is act Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, 58 Stat. 215, as amended, which enacted sections 79a to 79c of this title, repealed sections 80 and 80a of this title, and enacted provisions set out as notes under this section. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Tables.

Act Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, § 4,58 Stat. 215, provided that: “Sections 2237 and 2240 of the Revised Statutes and the act of May 21, 1928 (45 Stat. 684; 43 U.S.C., sec. 80), as amended [sections 80 and 80a of this title], are hereby repealed, and all other provisions of law inconsistent with this Act [See References in Text note above] are repealed to the extent of such inconsistency.”
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Interior, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Interior, with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1950, §§ 1, 2, eff. May 24, 1950, 15 F.R. 3174, 64 Stat. 1262, set out under section 1451 of this title.
Words “officials of district land offices” substituted for “registers” on authority of section 403 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1946. See note set out under section 1 of this title.
Extension to Alaska

Act Apr. 24, 1944, ch. 177, § 5,58 Stat. 215, provided that the provisions of such Act [see References in Text note above] would not extend to the territory of Alaska.


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