5 U.S. Code § 8321 - Liability of accountable employees

§ 8321.
Liability of accountable employees

An accountable employee may not be held responsible for a payment made in violation of this subchapter when the payment made is in due course and without fraud, collusion, or gross negligence.

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 564.)

Historical and Revision Notes


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5 U.S.C. 2286.

Sept. 26, 1961, Pub. L. 87–299, § 1 “Sec. 7”, 75 Stat. 645.

The words “and section 3282 of Title 18” are omitted as unnecessary.

Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.


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