[USC02] 33 USC Ch. 16: LIGHTHOUSES
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

33 USC Ch. 16: LIGHTHOUSES
From Title 33—NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERS

CHAPTER 16—LIGHTHOUSES

Sec.
711 to 734. Omitted, Repealed, or Transferred.
735.
Marking pierheads in certain lakes.
736 to 748. Repealed or Omitted.
748a.
Transportation expenses for school children.
749 to 763a–1. Repealed or Omitted.
763a–2.
Application to persons of Coast Guard.
763b to 764. Repealed or Omitted.
765.
Retirement for disability.
766.
Restoration to active duty after retirement for disability.
767 to 774. Repealed or Transferred.
775.
Payments nonassignable and exempt from process.
776.
Transferred.

        

§§711 to 715. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Sections related to the establishment of the Bureau of Lighthouses in the Department of Commerce. The Bureau of Lighthouses and its functions were transferred to and consolidated with the Coast Guard in the Department of the Treasury to be administered as a part thereof by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Further provision to perfect the consolidation of the Lighthouse Service with the Coast Guard by authorizing the commissioning, appointment, and enlistment in the Coast Guard, of certain officers and employees of the Lighthouse Service, was made by act Aug. 5, 1939, ch. 477, 53 Stat. 1216.

Section 711, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §4, 36 Stat. 537; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736; June 5, 1920, ch. 264, §2, 41 Stat. 1059; July 3, 1930, ch. 850, 46 Stat. 1003; Aug. 16, 1937, ch. 665, §4, 50 Stat. 667, related to establishment of Bureau of Lighthouses, personnel, salaries, and annual reports.

Act June 5, 1920, ch. 264, §2, 41 Stat. 1059, formerly classified to section 711 of this title, was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 644.

Section 712, acts July 27, 1912, ch. 255, §2, 37 Stat. 239; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, authorized designation of acting commissioner.

Section 713, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §10, 36 Stat. 538; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to regulations for Lighthouse Service.

Section 714, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538; acts Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, transferred duties of Lighthouse Board to Commissioner of Lighthouses.

Section 715, act June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §5, 36 Stat. 537, related to transfer of employees.

§716. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §9, 36 Stat. 538; July 27, 1939, ch. 388, §1, 53 Stat. 1130, related to employment of temporary draftsmen. See section 902 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§717. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(5), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §11, 36 Stat. 539, related to detail of Army engineers as construction aids. Section 11 of act June 17, 1910, also enacted former section 743 of this title.

§717a. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 647

Section, act Feb. 25, 1929, ch. 313, §5, 45 Stat. 1262, provided for the detail of superintendents and engineers to duty at Washington.

§718. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, act Feb. 26, 1907, ch. 1638, §6, 34 Stat. 997, related to traveling expenses of Army and Navy officers.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§719. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, R.S. §4679, provided that no additional salary should be allowed to any civil, military, or naval officer on account of his being employed in the Light-House Board, or being in any manner attached to the light-house service. The functions of the Light-House Board and all employees of or in the Light-House Board or the Light-House Establishment, except army and navy officers, were transferred to the Bureau of Lighthouses by act June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §§5, 6, 36 Stat. 537. The Bureau of Lighthouses was transferred to and consolidated in the Coast Guard by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Act Aug. 5, 1939, ch. 477, 53 Stat. 1216, provided for the commissioning or enlistment in the Coast Guard of former employees of the Bureau of Lighthouses.

§§720, 720a. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 720, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §7, 36 Stat. 538; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to general control by Commandant of Coast Guard. See section 541 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Section 720a, act Aug. 16, 1937, ch. 665, §3, 50 Stat. 667, related to establishment and maintenance of aids to navigation in certain waters. See section 541 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§721. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §4, 36 Stat. 537; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736; Aug. 16, 1937, ch. 665, §4, 50 Stat. 667, gave Commissioner the power to settle damage claims up to $500. These duties and functions of Commissioner of Lighthouses were taken over by Commandant of Coast Guard under Reorg. Plan II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

§§721a to 724. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 721a, acts Aug. 16, 1937, ch. 665, §2, 50 Stat. 667; July 11, 1941, ch. 290, §2, 55 Stat. 585, related to deposit of damage payments and disbursement. See section 546 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Section 722, acts July 7, 1884, ch. 332, 23 Stat. 198; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538, related to necessity for contract for expenditure of appropriations.

Section 723, act Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 299, §1, 35 Stat. 973, related to proposals for repair of vessels and specifications.

Section 724, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §8, 36 Stat. 538; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to contracts for materials and necessity for public letting.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§725. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(1), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, R.S. §4680; acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §§6, 13, 36 Stat. 538, 539; June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §7, 40 Stat. 608; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §§1, 20, 63 Stat. 496, 561, related to prohibition against officers and employees being interested in contracts for materials, etc.


Editorial Notes

Codification

R.S. §4680 derived from act Aug. 31, 1852, ch. 112, §17, 10 Stat. 120.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Savings

Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(b)(1), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759, provided that: "Notwithstanding any repeals made by this section [repealing this section and sections 717, 727, 728, 730a, 743, 745a, 747b, 748, 754a, 763–1, 763–2, 763a–1, and 770 to 772 of this title], any individual beneficiary currently receiving payments under the authority of any provisions repealed in this section shall continue to receive such benefits."

§726. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, act Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 168, 37 Stat. 1018, related to procurement of supplies and equipment for special works of Lighthouse Service. See section 940 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by the President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 19, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§727. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(2), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, R.S. §4661, related to necessity for cession by State of jurisdiction for building of lighthouses and other sites.


Editorial Notes

Codification

R.S. §4661 derived from act Mar. 3, 1821, ch. 52, §3, 3 Stat. 644.

§728. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(3), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, R.S. §4662, related to sufficiency of cession by State and service of State process in lands ceded.


Editorial Notes

Codification

R.S. §4662 derived from act Mar. 2, 1795, ch. 40, §§1, 2, 1 Stat. 426.

§§729, 730. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 729, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §9, 36 Stat. 538; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to purchase by Commandant of sites for lighthouses. See sections 501(f) and 902 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Section 730, acts Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 168, 37 Stat. 1018; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736; Oct. 22, 1913, ch. 32, 38 Stat. 225, related to purchase of additional land for lighthouses and depots. See section 501(f) of Title 14.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 19, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§730a. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(4), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, acts Mar. 3, 1875, ch. 130, §1, 18 Stat. 372; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938, related to sites for pierhead beacons.


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section was based on last paragraph under heading "FOR LIFE-SAVING AND LIFE-BOAT STATIONS" of act Mar. 3, 1875, ch. 130, 18 Stat. 372, insofar as such paragraph provided for the right to use and occupy sites for pier-head beacons. Provisions of such paragraph relating to the right to use and occupy sites for Coast Guard Stations and houses of refuge were classified to section 96 of former Title 14, Coast Guard, and were repealed by act Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561, and restated as section 92(f) of Title 14, Coast Guard. Section 92(f) of Title 14 was subsequently renumbered section 501(f) of Title 14.

§§731, 732. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 731, acts Mar. 4, 1909, ch. 299, §1, 35 Stat. 972; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538, related to lease of sites for temporary lights. See section 501 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Section 732, acts Aug. 28, 1916, ch. 414, §2, 39 Stat. 538; July 11, 1941, ch. 290, §1, 55 Stat. 584, related to exchange of right-of-way pertaining to Coast Guard. See section 501 of Title 14.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§733. Transferred


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, R.S. §355; June 28, 1930, ch. 710, 46 Stat. 828; Feb. 1, 1940, ch. 18, 54 Stat. 19; Oct. 9, 1940, ch. 793, 54 Stat. 1083; Sept. 1, 1970, Pub. L. 91–393, §1, 84 Stat. 835, which related to approval of title prior to Federal land purchases, payment of title expenses, application to Tennessee Valley Authority, and Federal jurisdiction over acquisitions, was transferred to section 255 of former Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, and was repealed and reenacted as sections 3111 and 3112 of Title 40, Public Buildings, Property, and Works, by Pub. L. 107–217, §§1, 6(b), Aug. 21, 2002, 116 Stat. 1062, 1304; Pub. L. 108–178, §2(a)(8), Dec. 15, 2003, 117 Stat. 2638.

§734. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, R.S. §4678, related to coloring and numbering buoys.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§735. Marking pierheads in certain lakes

The Commandant of the Coast Guard shall properly mark all pierheads belonging to the United States situated on the northern and northwestern lakes, whenever he is duly notified by the department charged with the construction or repair of pierheads that the construction or repair of any such pierheads has been completed.

(R.S. §4677; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §§6, 13, 36 Stat. 538, 539; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §§1, 20, 63 Stat. 496, 561.)


Editorial Notes

Codification

R.S. §4677 derived from act July 15, 1870, ch. 292, §3, 16 Stat. 309.


Statutory Notes and Executive Documents

Transfer of Functions

"Commandant of the Coast Guard" substituted in text for "Light-House Board" on authority of sections 6 and 13 of act June 17, 1910, which abolished the board and transferred its powers and duties to the Commissioner of Lighthouses, who was the head of the Bureau of Lighthouses. Said sections 6 and 13 were repealed by section 20 of act Aug. 4, 1949, section 1 of which reestablished the Coast Guard by enacting Title 14, Coast Guard. Section 2(a) of Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, consolidated the Bureau of Lighthouses with the Coast Guard, the Chief of which is the Commandant of the Coast Guard.

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Treasury, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, §§1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5. Functions of Coast Guard, and Commandant of Coast Guard, were excepted from transfer when Coast Guard is operating as part of Navy under former sections 1 and 3 (now 101 and 103) of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Coast Guard transferred to Department of Transportation, and all functions, powers, and duties relating to Coast Guard of Secretary of the Treasury and of other officers and offices of Department of the Treasury transferred to Secretary of Transportation by Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938. Section 6(b)(2) of Pub. L. 89–670, however, provided that notwithstanding such transfer of functions, Coast Guard shall operate as part of Navy in time of war or when President directs as provided in former section 3 (now 103) of Title 14. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

§736. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, R.S. §4676; acts June 10, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538; Aug. 16, 1937, ch. 665, §1, 50 Stat. 666, related to placement of markers over sunken craft and other obstructions. See section 545 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§§737, 738. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section 737, act May 14, 1908, ch. 168, §4, 35 Stat. 162, as affected by act June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538, related to maintenance of anchorage buoys in New York and Philadelphia harbors. See section 472 of this title.

Section 738, act June 5, 1920, ch. 235, §1, 41 Stat. 880, provided that the Lighthouse Service should cooperate with the Coast Guard in marking certain anchorage grounds. The Lighthouse Service was consolidated in the Coast Guard by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

§§739 to 740b. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 739, R.S. §4668, related to substitution of lighthouses for lightships.

Section 740, acts Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 81, §5, 38 Stat. 927; Aug. 28, 1916, ch. 414, §3, 39 Stat. 538; June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §5, 40 Stat. 608; June 5, 1920, ch. 235, §1, 41 Stat. 927, related to post-lantern lights on particular waters.

Section 740a, act May 22, 1926, ch. 371, §6, 44 Stat. 626, related to post-lantern lights on Allegheny and Rock Rivers.

Section 740b, acts June 23, 1874, ch. 455, §1, 18 Stat. 220; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538, related to lights and buoys on Mississippi, Ohio, and Missouri Rivers.

Sections covered by section 541 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§§741, 742. Repealed. June 6, 1940, ch. 257, §§5, 6, 54 Stat. 247

Section 741, acts May 14, 1908, ch. 168, §7, 35 Stat. 162; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to reports of aids to navigation which might be discontinued.

Section 742, R.S. §4674; acts Feb. 14, 1903, ch. 552, §10, 32 Stat. 829; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to discontinuance and reestablishment of lights.

Provisions of section 742 were substantially incorporated into sections 501 and 504 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§743. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(5), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, acts June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §11, 36 Stat. 538; May 17, 1932, ch. 190, 47 Stat. 158, related to lighthouse districts. Section 11 of act June 17, 1910, also enacted former section 717 of this title.

Prior Provisions

Prior provisions for the arrangement of the various lighthouse districts were made by R.S. §4670; act July 26, 1886, ch. 779, 24 Stat. 148, which were repealed by section 13 of act June 17, 1910.

§744. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, act June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §7, 40 Stat. 608, related to superintendents of lighthouses and their salaries. The Bureau of Lighthouses and its functions were transferred and consolidated with the Coast Guard by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

§745. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, R.S. §4673; act June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §8, 40 Stat. 609, related to salaries of keepers of lighthouses.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§745a. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(6), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act May 13, 1938, ch. 215, §1, 52 Stat. 353; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938, related to traveling expenses of new appointees to isolated posts outside the United States.

§§746 to 746b. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 565

Section 746, act June 29, 1949, ch. 277, §1, 63 Stat. 299, related to compensation and pay of civilians keepers of lighthouses and civilian employees on Coast Guard vessels.

Section 746a, act June 29, 1949, ch. 277, §2, 63 Stat. 299, related to extra pay and hours of duty.

Section 746b, act June 29, 1949, ch. 277, §3, 63 Stat. 300, related to additional compensation as affecting retirement compensation.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§§747, 747a. Repealed. July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XIII, §1313, 58 Stat. 714

Section 747, act Aug. 28, 1916, ch. 414, §5, 39 Stat. 538, related to medical relief to lighthouse keepers. See section 763c of this title. Act Aug. 28, 1916, was also repealed, by act Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561.

Section 747a, act May 22, 1926, ch. 371, §3, 44 Stat. 626, related to medical relief to lighthouse keepers. See section 763c of this title. Act May 22, 1926, was also repealed by act Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Renumbering of Repealing Act

Title XIII, §1313, formerly title VI, §611, of act July 1, 1944, which repealed these sections, was renumbered title VII, §711, by act Aug. 13, 1946, ch. 958, §5, 60 Stat. 1049; §713, by act Feb. 28, 1948, ch. 83, §9(b), 62 Stat. 47; title VIII, §813, by act July 30, 1956, ch. 779, §3(b), 70 Stat. 721; title IX, §913, by Pub. L. 88–581, §4(b), Sept. 4, 1964, 78 Stat. 919; title X, §1013, by Pub. L. 89–239, §3(b), Oct. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 931; title XI, §1113, by Pub. L. 91–572, §6(b), Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1506; title XII, §1213, by Pub. L. 92–294, §3(b), May 16, 1972, 86 Stat. 137; title XIII, §1313, by Pub. L. 93–154, §2(b)(2), Nov. 16, 1973, 87 Stat. 604, and was repealed by Pub. L. 93–222, §7(b), Dec. 29, 1973, 87 Stat. 936.

§747b. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(7), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act Feb. 25, 1929, ch. 313, §1, 45 Stat. 1261; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938, related to lighthouse keepers; traveling expenses incurred in obtaining medical attention.

§748. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(8), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §2, 40 Stat. 608; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938, related to teachers for children of lighthouse keepers.

§748a. Transportation expenses for school children

In all appropriations hereafter made for "General expenses, Coast Guard" there is authorized to be made available not exceeding $2,500 in any fiscal year, for the transportation, under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation, of the children of lighthouse keepers at isolated light stations where necessary to enable such children to attend school.

(May 13, 1938, ch. 215, §2, 52 Stat. 353; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938.)


Statutory Notes and Executive Documents

Transfer of Functions

"Coast Guard" substituted in text for "Lighthouse Service" on authority of Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, which transferred and consolidated Bureau of Lighthouses, of which Lighthouse Service was a part, with Coast Guard.

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Treasury, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, §§1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5. Functions of Coast Guard, and Commandant of Coast Guard, were excepted from transfer when Coast Guard is operating as part of Navy under former sections 1 and 3 (now 101 and 103) of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Coast Guard transferred to Department of Transportation, and all functions, powers, and duties relating to Coast Guard of Secretary of the Treasury and of other officers and offices of Department of the Treasury transferred to Secretary of Transportation by Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938. Section 6(b)(2) of Pub. L. 89–670, however, provided that notwithstanding such transfer of functions, Coast Guard shall operate as part of Navy in time of war or when President directs as provided in former section 3 (now 103) of Title 14. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

§749. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, acts July 27, 1912, ch. 255, §2, 37 Stat. 239; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to reimbursement of lighthouse keepers for clothing, etc., furnished shipwrecked persons. See section 2777 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§750. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 642

Section, act Aug. 1, 1914, ch. 223, §1, 38 Stat. 658, related to leaves of absence to employees of Lighthouse Service.

§§751 to 752a. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 751, act Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 81, §4, 38 Stat. 927, related to leave of absence to employees of Lighthouse Service. See section 6301 et seq. of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section 752, acts Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 168, 37 Stat. 1019; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to sale of condemned supplies, etc., and land not used; disposition of funds. See section 504 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Section 752a, act May 22, 1926, ch. 371, §5, 44 Stat. 626, related to sale of equipment; disposition of receipts. See section 901 of Title 14.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§752b. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, act June 15, 1938, ch. 398, 52 Stat. 692, related to disposal of materials to the Boys Scouts of America. See section 901 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§§753, 754. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 753, act June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §4, 40 Stat. 608, related to sale of publications of Lighthouse Service. See sections 1705, 1708 of Title 44, Public Printing and Documents.

Section 754, acts July 27, 1912, ch. 255, §2, 37 Stat. 239; Mar. 4, 1913, ch. 141, §1, 37 Stat. 736, related to sale of clothing to employees. See section 2708 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§754a. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(9), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act May 22, 1926, ch. 371, §4, 44 Stat. 626; Pub. L. 115–232, div. C, title XXXV, §3533(c)(3), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 2321, related to purchase of commissary and quartermaster supplies.

§§755 to 762. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 755, act June 16, 1880, ch. 235, 21 Stat. 263, related to police powers of masters of Lighthouse Service. See section 522 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Section 756, act Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 81, §6, 38 Stat. 928, related to use of appropriations with Forest Service. See section 701 of Title 14.

Section 757, act Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 417, 39 Stat. 602, related to cooperation with Army and Navy Departments in time of or in preparation for war. See sections 103, 501, 504, 505, 521, 701, 704, and 705 of Title 14.

Section 758, act Aug. 29, 1916, ch. 417, 39 Stat. 602, related to transfer of vessels, equipment, etc., to Navy or Army Departments in case of vocational emergency. See sections 103, 501, 504, 505, 521, 701, 704, and 705 of Title 14.

Section 759, acts June 20, 1906, ch. 3447, §3, 34 Stat. 324; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538, related to unauthorized establishment of lights and penalty. See section 542 of Title 14.

Section 760, act May 14, 1908, ch. 168, §5, 35 Stat. 162, related to failure to maintain lights on bridges and penalty. See section 544 of Title 14.

Section 761, acts May 14, 1908, ch. 168, §6, 35 Stat. 162; June 17, 1910, ch. 301, §6, 36 Stat. 538, related to wrongful interference with Government aids to navigation and penalty. See section 543 of Title 14.

Section 762, act Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 81, §8, 38 Stat. 928, related to wrongful interference with private aids to navigation and penalty. See section 543 of Title 14.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§763. Repealed or Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, acts June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §6, 40 Stat. 608; Nov. 4, 1918, ch. 201, §1, 40 Stat. 1036; June 21, 1955, ch. 170, §1, 69 Stat. 166; Pub. L. 85–142, Aug. 14, 1957, 71 Stat. 365; Pub. L. 90–164, §1, Nov. 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 519; Pub. L. 92–455, §6(a), Oct. 2, 1972, 86 Stat. 761, was repealed in part and omitted in part.

Section 763 consisted mostly of provisions from section 6 of act June 20, 1918, as amended, with one additional proviso from act Nov. 4, 1918, and was restated at section 2532 of Title 14, Coast Guard. Section 6 of act June 20, 1918, was repealed by Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8510(a), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4757. Although it was not repealed, the proviso from act Nov. 4, 1918, was omitted from the Code given the repeal of the remainder of this section and the inclusion of the content of that proviso within section 2532 of Title 14.

§763–1. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(11), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act Oct. 29, 1949, ch. 788, 63 Stat. 1026, related to increase of retired pay.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Certain pay increases unaffected by repeal

Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(b)(2), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4760, provided that: "Notwithstanding the repeals made under paragraphs (10) and (11) of subsection (a) [repealing this section and section 763a–1 of this title], any pay increases made under chapter 788 of the Act of October 29, 1949 [former 33 U.S.C. 763–1], and chapter 524 of the Act of July 9, 1956 [former 33 U.S.C. 763–2], as in effect prior to their repeal shall remain in effect."

§763–2. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(12), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act July 9, 1956, ch. 524, 70 Stat. 510, related to additional increase of retired pay.

§763a. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section, act May 22, 1926, ch. 371, §7, 44 Stat. 626, related to retirement of certain officers and employees of the Lighthouse Service.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§763a–1. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(10), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act Aug. 10, 1939, ch. 642, 53 Stat. 1343, related to retirement with exceptions for age and period of service.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Certain Pay Increases Unaffected by Repeal

For pay increases remaining in effect notwithstanding repeals by section 8512(a)(10) and (11) of Pub. L. 116–283, see section 8512(b)(2) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as a note under section 763–1 of this title.

§763a–2. Application to persons of Coast Guard

The provisions of sections 763 1 and 763a–1 1 of this title shall not apply to persons of the Coast Guard other than officers and employees of the former Lighthouse Service who, on June 30, 1939, met the requirements for retirement (except those relating to age and period of service) of said sections.

(June 6, 1940, ch. 257, §7, 54 Stat. 247.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

Section 763 of this title, referred to in text, was repealed, to the extent comprised of section 6 of act June 20, 1918, by Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8510(a), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4757.

Section 763a–1 of this title, referred to in text, was repealed by Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(10), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759.

Codification

Sections 763 and 763a–1 of this title, referred to in text, was, in the original: "The provisions of section 6 of the Act approved June 20, 1918 (40 Stat. 608), as amended and supplemented (U.S.C., 1934 edition, Supp. V., title 33, secs. 763 and 763a–1)".


Statutory Notes and Executive Documents

Transfer of Functions

Bureau of Lighthouses, of which Lighthouse Service was a part, transferred and consolidated with Coast Guard by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

For transfer of functions of other officers, employees, and agencies of Department of the Treasury, with certain exceptions, to Secretary of the Treasury with power to delegate, see Reorg. Plan No. 26 of 1950, §§1, 2, eff. July 31, 1950, 15 F.R. 4935, 64 Stat. 1280, 1281, set out in the Appendix to Title 5. Functions of Coast Guard, and Commandant of Coast Guard, were excepted from transfer when Coast Guard is operating as part of Navy under former sections 1 and 3 (now 101 and 103) of Title 14, Coast Guard.

Coast Guard transferred to Department of Transportation, and all functions, powers, and duties relating to Coast Guard of Secretary of the Treasury and of other officers and offices of Department of the Treasury transferred to Secretary of Transportation by Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938. Section 6(b)(2) of Pub. L. 89–670, however, provided that notwithstanding such transfer of functions, Coast Guard shall operate as part of Navy in time of war or when President directs as provided in former section 3 (now 103) of Title 14. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.

1 See References in Text note below.

§763b. Repealed. July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XIII, §1313, 58 Stat. 714

Section, act June 24, 1930, ch. 597, 46 Stat. 807, as affected by 1939 Reorg. Plans Nos. I, §§201, 205, and II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2728, 2731, 53 Stat. 1424, 1432, provided for hospital facilities for retired officers and employees of former Lighthouse Service.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Renumbering of Repealing Act

Title XIII, §1313, formerly title VI, §611, of act July 1, 1944, which repealed this section, was renumbered title VII, §711, by act Aug. 13, 1946, ch. 958, §5, 60 Stat. 1049; §713, by act Feb. 28, 1948, ch. 83, §9(b), 62 Stat. 47; title VIII, §813, by act July 30, 1956, ch. 779, §3(b), 70 Stat. 721; title IX, §913, by Pub. L. 88–581, §4(b), Sept. 4, 1964, 78 Stat. 919; title X, §1013, by Pub. L. 89–239, §3(b), Oct. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 931; title XI, §1113, by Pub. L. 91–572, §6(b), Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1506; title XII, §1213, by Pub. L. 92–294, §3(b), May 16, 1972, 86 Stat. 137; title XIII, §1313, by Pub. L. 93–154, §2(b)(2), Nov. 16, 1973, 87 Stat. 604, and was repealed by Pub. L. 93–222, §7(b), Dec. 29, 1973, 87 Stat. 936.

§763c. Repealed. Pub. L. 93–222, §7(b), Dec. 29, 1973, 87 Stat. 936

Section, act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title XIII, §1310(b), formerly title VI, §610(b), 58 Stat. 714; renumbered title VII, §710(b), by act Aug. 13, 1946, ch. 958, §5, 60 Stat. 1049; renumbered title VIII, §810(b), by act July 30, 1956, ch. 779, §3(b), 70 Stat. 721; renumbered title IX, §910(b), by Pub. L. 88–581, §4(b), Sept. 4, 1964, 78 Stat. 919; renumbered title X, §1010(b), by Pub. L. 89–239, §3(b), Oct. 6, 1965, 79 Stat. 931; renumbered title XI, §1110(b) by Pub. L. 91–572, §6(b), Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1506; renumbered title XII, §1210(b) by Pub. L. 92–294, §3(b), May 16, 1972, 86 Stat. 137; renumbered title XIII, §1310(b), by Pub. L. 93–154, §2(b)(2), Nov. 16, 1973, 87 Stat. 604, made provision for hospital facilities for officers and employees.

§764. Omitted


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, act Mar. 4, 1921, ch. 161, §1, 41 Stat. 1417, Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(13), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759, related to privilege granted employees of continuing service after retirement and which was limited to a ten year period after Mar. 4, 1921.

§765. Retirement for disability

Any officer or employee to whom section 763 of this title applies, who has been in the active service of the Government fifteen years or more and who is found, after examination by a medical officer of the United States, to be disabled for useful and efficient service by reason of disease or injury not due to vicious habits, intemperance, or willful misconduct on his part, shall be retired under rules to be prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation on an annuity computed in the manner provided in said section.

(Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 523, §1, 43 Stat. 1261; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938.)


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Transfer of Functions

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.


Executive Documents

Transfer of Functions

The officers or employees to be retired refer to the officers and employees of the Lighthouse Service. The Lighthouse Service was under the Secretary of Commerce prior to the transfer and consolidation of the Bureau of Lighthouses, of which the Lighthouse Service was a part, with the Coast Guard which was under the Secretary of the Treasury by Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Subsequently, the functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating to the Coast Guard were transferred to the Secretary of Transportation by section 6(b)(1) of Pub. L. 89–670. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

§766. Restoration to active duty after retirement for disability

Any officer or employee retired under section 765 of this title may, upon recovery, be restored to active duty, and shall from time to time, before reaching the age at which he may be retired under section 763 of this title be reexamined by a medical officer of the United States upon the request of the Secretary of Transportation.

(Mar. 4, 1925, ch. 523, §2, 43 Stat. 1262; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938.)


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Transfer of Functions

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.


Executive Documents

Transfer of Functions

The officers or employees to be retired refer to the officers and employees of the Lighthouse Service. The Lighthouse Service was under the Secretary of Commerce prior to the transfer and consolidation of the Bureau of Lighthouses, of which the Lighthouse Service was a part, with the Coast Guard which was under the Secretary of the Treasury by Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Subsequently, the functions of the Secretary of the Treasury relating to the Coast Guard were transferred to the Secretary of Transportation by section 6(b)(1) of Pub. L. 89–670. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

§§767 to 769. Repealed. Aug. 4, 1949, ch. 393, §20, 63 Stat. 561

Section 767, acts Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 81, §7, 38 Stat. 928; June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §7, 40 Stat. 608, related to administration of oaths to employees of Lighthouse Service.

Section 768, acts Aug. 24, 1912, ch. 355, §8, 37 Stat. 487; Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 81, §7, 38 Stat. 928; June 20, 1918, ch. 103, §7, 40 Stat. 608; June 6, 1939, ch. 185, 53 Stat. 810, related to oaths to expense accounts.

Section 769, act Feb. 25, 1929, ch. 313, §3, 45 Stat. 1262, related to aids to navigation in Panama. See section 541 of Title 14, Coast Guard.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of Repeal

Repeal effective first day of third month after approval by President [Aug. 4, 1949], see section 19 of act Aug. 4, 1949, set out as an Effective Date note preceding chapter 1 of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§770. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(14), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act May 13, 1938, ch. 215, §3, 52 Stat. 353; 1939 Reorg. Plan No. II, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 53 Stat. 1432; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938, related to regulations for expenditure of moneys accruing from commutation of rations and provisions.

§771. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(15), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, act Aug. 19, 1950, ch. 761, §1, 64 Stat. 465; Pub. L. 85–351, §1, Mar. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 49; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938; Pub. L. 90–163, §1, Nov. 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 518; Pub. L. 90–167, §1(a), Nov. 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 520; Pub. L. 98–557, §15(b)(1), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2866, related to benefits for surviving spouses of Lighthouse Service employees, death of employee during retirement, and amount of payment.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Savings

For continuation of benefit payments nothwithtanding repeals made by section 8512 of Pub. L. 116–283, see section 8512(b)(1) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as a note under section 725 of this title.

Increase in Widows Benefits and Effective Date of Increase

Pub. L. 94–170, Dec. 23, 1975, 89 Stat. 1022, provided: "That the benefits payable under section 1 or section 2 of the Act of August 19, 1950 (64 Stat. 465, 466), as amended (33 U.S.C. 771, 772) shall, effective on the first day of the calendar month following enactment of this Act [Dec. 23, 1975], be increased by $26 per month.

"Sec. 2. The increases under this Act shall apply to benefits which commence before, on, or after the date of enactment of this Act [Dec. 23, 1975], but no increase in benefits shall be paid for any period prior to the date of enactment of this Act [Dec. 23, 1975], or the date on which the eligibility for benefits commences, whichever is later."

Cost-of-Living Adjustment to Widow's Annuity

Pub. L. 90–163, §2, Nov. 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 518, provided that: "Each annuity payable under the Act entitled 'An Act to provide benefits for widows of certain persons who were retired or are eligible for retirement under section 6 of the Act entitled "An Act to authorize aids to navigation and for other works in the Lighthouse Service, and for other purposes", approved June 20, 1918, as amended', approved August 19, 1950 (33 U.S.C. 771–775), and each annuity payable under section 6 of the Act entitled 'An Act to authorize aids to navigation and for other works in the Lighthouse Service, and for other purposes', approved June 20, 1918 (33 U.S.C. 763), shall be increased by the same percentage, adjusted to the nearest dollar, and on the same effective date, as each increase hereafter allowed under the cost-of-living annuity adjustment provisions of section 8340(b) of title 5, United States Code."

Transfer of Functions

For transfer of authorities, functions, personnel, and assets of the Coast Guard, including the authorities and functions of the Secretary of Transportation relating thereto, to the Department of Homeland Security, and for treatment of related references, see sections 468(b), 551(d), 552(d), and 557 of Title 6, Domestic Security, and the Department of Homeland Security Reorganization Plan of November 25, 2002, as modified, set out as a note under section 542 of Title 6.


Executive Documents

Transfer of Functions

Bureau of Lighthouses, of which Lighthouse Service was a part, transferred and consolidated with Coast Guard under Secretary of the Treasury by Reorg. Plan No. II of 1939, §2(a), eff. July 1, 1939, 4 F.R. 2731, 33 Stat. 1432, set out in the Appendix to Title 5, Government Organization and Employees. Functions of Secretary of the Treasury relating to Coast Guard transferred to Secretary of Transportation by section 6(b)(1) of Pub. L. 89–670. See section 108 of Title 49, Transportation.

§772. Repealed. Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(15), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759

Section, Aug. 19, 1950, ch. 761, §2, 64 Stat. 466; Pub. L. 85–351, §1, Mar. 28, 1958, 72 Stat. 49; Pub. L. 89–670, §6(b)(1), Oct. 15, 1966, 80 Stat. 938; Pub. L. 90–163, §1, Nov. 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 518; Pub. L. 90–167, §1(b), Nov. 29, 1967, 81 Stat. 520; Pub. L. 98–557, §15(b)(2), Oct. 30, 1984, 98 Stat. 2866, related to death of employee due to non-service-connected causes after 15 years' service and amount of payment to surviving spouse.


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Savings

For continuation of benefit payments nothwithtanding repeals made by section 8512 of Pub. L. 116–283, see section 8512(b)(1) of Pub. L. 116–283, set out as a note under section 725 of this title.

§773. Transferred


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, act Aug. 19, 1950, ch. 761, §3, 64 Stat. 466, which related to application for benefits for surviving spouses of Lighthouse Service employees and employee death benefits, was transferred to section 2534(a) of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§774. Transferred


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, Aug. 19, 1950, ch. 761, §4, 64 Stat. 466, which related to rules and regulations necessary to carry out benefit provisions, was transferred to section 2534(b) of Title 14, Coast Guard.

§775. Payments nonassignable and exempt from process

No payment under sections 771 to 775 1 of this title shall be assignable, either in law or in equity, or be subject to execution, levy, lien, attachment, garnishment, or other legal process.

(Aug. 19, 1950, ch. 761, §5, 64 Stat. 466.)


Editorial Notes

References in Text

Sections 771 and 772 of this title, referred to in text, were repealed by Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8512(a)(15), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4759. Section 773 of this title, referred to in text, was transferred to section 2534(a) of Title 14, Coast Guard, by Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8511(b)(2)(A), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4758. Section 774 of this title, referred to in text, was transferred to section 2534(b) of Title 14 by Pub. L. 116–283, div. G, title LVXXXV [LXXXV], §8511(b)(3)(A), Jan. 1, 2021, 134 Stat. 4758.

1 See References in Text note below.

§776. Transferred


Editorial Notes

Codification

Section, Pub. L. 112–74, div. C, title V, Dec. 23, 2011, 125 Stat. 919, which related to payment of certain annuities out of the Civil Service Retirement and Disability Fund, was transferred to section 2534(c) of Title 14, Coast Guard.