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Text of the An act to amend the Military Personnel and Civilian Employees’ Claims Act of 1964 to increase from $15,000 to $25,000 ...

...$15,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount that the United States may pay in settlement of a claim under Section 3 of that Act.

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on July 28, 1982. The text of the bill below is as of Jul 28, 1982 (Passed Congress/Enrolled Bill).

PUBLIC LAW 97-226—JULY 28, 1982                                    96 STAT. 245

Public Law 97-226
97th Congress
                                 An Act
To amend the Bfilitaiv Personnel and Civilian Employees' Claims Act of 1964 to     July 28, 1982
  increasefirom$16,000 to $26,000 the maximum amount the United States may pay      [H.R. 4688]
  in settlement of a daim under section 8 of that Act

  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled. That (a) sections Military
                                                                        Personnel and
8(aXl) and 3(bXl) of the Militarv Personnel and Civilian Employees' Civilian
Claims Act of 1964 (31 U^.C. 241 (aXD and (bXD), are amended by Employees'
striking out ''$15,000'' and inserting in lieu thereof ''$25,000".      Claims Act of
                                                                        1964,
  (b) I^e amendments made by tms Act shall apply only to claims amendments.
arising on or after the date of enactment.                              31 u s e 241 note.
  (c) Sections (3Xa) (1) and (3) of the Military Personnel and Civilian
Employees' Claims Act of 1964 (31 U.S.C. 241(a) (1) and (3)) are
amended by striking "the Treasury" and inserting in lieu thereof
"Transportation".
  SEC. 2. No funds may be obligated or expended pursuant to the Prohibition.
amendments made by mis Act b^ore October 1,1982.                        31 u s e 241 note.

  Approved July 28, 1982.




LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4688 (S. 1739):
HOUSE REPORT No. 97-452 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
SENATE REPORT No. 97-482 accompanying S. 1739 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 128 (1982):
    Mar. 16, 18, considered and passed House.
    July 14, S. 1739, considered and passed Senate.
    July 16, considered and passed Senate.