50 U.S. Code § 3511 - Authority to pay death gratuities
(1) The Director may pay a gratuity to the surviving dependents of any officer or employee of the Agency who dies as a result of injuries (other than from disease) sustained outside the United States and whose death—
(b) Any payment under subsection (a) of this section—
(1) shall be in an amount equal to the amount of the annual salary of the officer or employee concerned at the time of death;
(2) shall be considered a gift and shall be in lieu of payment of any lesser death gratuity authorized by any other Federal law; and
Source(June 20, 1949, ch. 227, § 11, as added Pub. L. 96–450, title IV, § 403(a),Oct. 14, 1980, 94 Stat. 1978.)
Section was formerly classified to section 403k of this title prior to editorial reclassification and renumbering as this section.