2015 US Code
Title 15 - Commerce and Trade (Sections 1 - 8405)
Chapter 1 - Monopolies and Combinations in Restraint of Trade (Sections 1 - 38)
Sec. 15e - Distribution of damages

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 3, Title 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 15 - COMMERCE AND TRADE
Sec. 15e - Distribution of damages
Containssection 15e
Laws In Effect As Of DateJanuary 3, 2016
Positive LawNo
Source CreditOct. 15, 1914, ch. 323, §4E, as added Pub. L. 94-435, title III, §301, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1395.
Statutes at Large Reference90 Stat. 1395
Public and Private LawPublic Law 94-435

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15 U.S.C. § 15e (2015)

§15e. Distribution of damages

Monetary relief recovered in an action under section 15c(a)(1) of this title shall—

(1) be distributed in such manner as the district court in its discretion may authorize; or

(2) be deemed a civil penalty by the court and deposited with the State as general revenues;

subject in either case to the requirement that any distribution procedure adopted afford each person a reasonable opportunity to secure his appropriate portion of the net monetary relief.

(Oct. 15, 1914, ch. 323, §4E, as added Pub. L. 94–435, title III, §301, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1395.)


Injuries sustained prior to Sept. 30, 1976, not covered by this section, see section 304 of Pub. L. 94–435, set out as a note under section 15c of this title.

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