2016 US Code
Title 46 - Shipping
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
Chapter 311 - Suits Involving Public Vessels
Sec. 31108 - Arbitration, compromise, or settlement

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Citation 46 U.S.C. § 31108 (2016)
Section Name §31108. Arbitration, compromise, or settlement
Section Text

The Attorney General may arbitrate, compromise, or settle a claim under this chapter if a civil action based on the claim has been commenced.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 109–304, §6(c), Oct. 6, 2006, 120 Stat. 1522.)

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Historical and Revision Notes


Source (U.S. Code)Source (Statutes at Large)
31108 46 App.:786. Mar. 3, 1925, ch. 428, §6, 43 Stat. 1113.

The words "claim under this chapter" are substituted for "claim on which a libel or cross libel would lie under the provisions of this chapter" to eliminate unnecessary words.

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 46 - SHIPPING
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 46 - SHIPPING
Subtitle III - Maritime Liability
Sec. 31108 - Arbitration, compromise, or settlement
Contains section 31108
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 43 Stat. 1113
120 Stat. 1522
Public Law References Public Law 109-304
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