Historical and Revision Notes

Revised section

Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)




37:377 (1st sentence).

37:377 (2d sentence).


Aug. 8, 1953, ch. 393, §§ 6, 8 (1st and 2d sentences), 67 Stat. 504.

Editorial Notes

1980—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 96–513, § 511(58)(A), substituted “National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration” for “Environmental Science Services Administration”.

Subsecs. (b), (c). Pub. L. 96–513, § 511(58)(B), redesignated subsec. (c) as (b).

1972—Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(C), struck out “reports to Congress” in section catchline.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(A), substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(C), struck out subsec. (b) which required President to submit annual reports to Congress on administration of this chapter.

Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 92–425, § 1(2)(A), substituted “subchapter” for “chapter”.

1966—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 89–718 substituted “Environmental Science Services Administration” for “Coast and Geodetic Survey”.

1961—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 87–381 required report to contain a detailed account, including an actuarial analysis, of cases in which relief is granted under sections 1436(b) and 1552 of this title, or any other statutory or administrative procedure.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1980 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 96–513 effective Dec. 12, 1980, see section 701(b)(3) of Pub. L. 96–513, set out as a note under section 101 of this title.


The directory language of, but not the amendment made by, Pub. L. 89–718, § 8(a), Nov. 2, 1966, 80 Stat. 1117, cited as a credit to this section, was repealed by Pub. L. 97–295, § 6(b), Oct. 12, 1982, 96 Stat. 1314.

Executive Documents
Transfer of Functions

For transfer of functions of Public Health Service, see note set out under section 802 of this title.