Historical and Revision Notes
Based on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., § 934 (
[Aug. 2, 1946, ch. 753, § 413], [60 Stat. 845]).
Changes were made in phraseology.
Senate Revision Amendment
This section was renumbered “2676” by Senate amendment. See 80th Congress Senate Report No. 1559.
[Pub. L. 89–506] struck out provision requiring that approval of court be obtained before Attorney General could arbitrate, compromise, or settle a claim after commencement of an action thereon.
Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1966 Amendment
[Pub. L. 89–506] applicable to claims accruing six months or more after July 18, 1966, see [section 10 of Pub. L. 89–506], set out as a note under section 2672 of this title.