46 U.S. Code § 31108 - Arbitration, compromise, or settlement

§ 31108.
Arbitration, compromise, or settlement

The Attorney General may arbitrate, compromise, or settle a claim under this chapter if a civil action based on the claim has been commenced.

(Pub. L. 109–304, § 6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1522.)

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


46 App.:786.

Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 428, § 6, 43 Stat. 1113.

The words “claim under this chapter” are substituted for “claim on which a libel or cross libel would lie under the provisions of this chapter” to eliminate unnecessary words.


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