[USC02] 5 USC PART III, Subpart G, CHAPTER 81, SUBCHAPTER II: EMPLOYEES OF NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES
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5 USC PART III, Subpart G, CHAPTER 81, SUBCHAPTER II: EMPLOYEES OF NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES
From Title 5—GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION AND EMPLOYEESPART III—EMPLOYEESSubpart G—Insurance and AnnuitiesCHAPTER 81—COMPENSATION FOR WORK INJURIES

SUBCHAPTER II—EMPLOYEES OF NONAPPROPRIATED FUND INSTRUMENTALITIES

§8171. Compensation for work injuries; generally

(a) The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 901 et seq.) applies with respect to disability or death resulting from injury, as defined by section 2(2) of such Act (33 U.S.C. 902(2)), occurring to an employee of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality described by section 2105(c) of this title, or to a volunteer providing such an instrumentality with services accepted under section 1588 of title 10, who is—

(1) a United States citizen or a permanent resident of the United States or a territory or possession of the United States employed outside the continental United States; or

(2) employed inside the continental United States.


However, that part of section 3(a) of such Act (33 U.S.C. 903(a)) which follows the second comma does not apply to such an employee.

(b) For the purpose of this subchapter, the term "employer" in section 2(4) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 902(4)) includes the nonappropriated fund instrumentalities described by section 2105(c) of this title.

(c) The Secretary of Labor may—

(1) extend compensation districts established under section 39(b) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 939(b)), or establish new districts to include the areas outside the continental United States; and

(2) assign to each district one or more deputy commissioners as the Secretary considers advisable.


(d) Judicial proceedings under sections 18 and 21 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 918 and 921) with respect to an injury or death occurring outside the continental United States shall be instituted in the district court within the territorial jurisdiction of which is located the office of the deputy commissioner having jurisdiction with respect to the injury or death.

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 555; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title X, §§1061(c), 1070(d)(8)(A), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2847, 2858; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, §1505(b)(1), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 514.)

Historical and Revision Notes
DerivationU.S. CodeRevised Statutes and

Statutes at Large

5 U.S.C. 150k–1(a). June 19, 1952, ch. 444, §2, 66 Stat. 139.

July 18, 1958, Pub. L. 85–538, §1 "Sec. 2(a)", 72 Stat. 397.

In subsection (a), the word "civilian" is omitted as unnecessary as the definition of "employee" in section 2105 includes only civilians.

In subsection (d), the reference to "the United States District Court for the District of Columbia" is omitted as included in the words "district court".

Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.

References in Text

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, referred to in subsec. (a), is act Mar. 4, 1927, ch. 509, 44 Stat. 1424, as amended, which is classified generally to chapter 18 (§901 et seq.) of Title 33, Navigation and Navigable Waters. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see section 901 of Title 33 and Tables.

Amendments

1996—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 104–106, §1505(b)(1)(A), substituted "903(a))" for "903(3))" in concluding provisions.

Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 104–106, §1505(b)(1)(B), inserted "section" before "39(b)".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–106, §1505(b)(1)(C), substituted "(33 U.S.C. 918 and 921)" for "(33 U.S.C. 18 and 21, respectively)".

1994—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 103–337, §1070(d)(8)(A)(i)(III), substituted "section 3(a) of such Act (33 U.S.C. 903(3)) which follows the second comma" for "section 903(a) of title 33 which follows the first comma" in second sentence.

Pub. L. 103–337, §1070(d)(8)(A)(i)(I), (II), substituted "The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 901 et seq.)" for "Chapter 18 of title 33" and "section 2(2) of such Act (33 U.S.C. 902(2))" for "section 902(2) of title 33", in introductory provisions.

Pub. L. 103–337, §1061(c), inserted ", or to a volunteer providing such an instrumentality with services accepted under section 1588 of title 10," after "described by section 2105(c) of this title" in introductory provisions.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 103–337, §1070(d)(8)(A)(ii), substituted "section 2(4) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 902(4))" for "section 902(4) of title 33".

Subsec. (c)(1). Pub. L. 103–337, §1070(d)(8)(A)(iii), substituted "39(b) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 939(b))" for "section 939(b) of title 33".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–337, §1070(d)(8)(A)(iv), substituted "sections 18 and 21 of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 18 and 21, respectively)" for "sections 918 and 921 of title 33".

§8172. Employees not citizens or residents of the United States

In case of disability or death resulting from injury, as defined by section 2(2) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 902(2)), occurring to an employee of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality described by section 2105(c) of this title who is—

(1) not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or a territory or possession of the United States; and

(2) employed outside the continental United States;


compensation shall be provided in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary of the military department concerned and approved by the Secretary of Defense or regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Transportation, as the case may be.

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 556; Pub. L. 103–272, §4(b)(3), July 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 1361; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title X, §1070(d)(8)(B), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2859; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, §1505(b)(2), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 514.)

Historical and Revision Notes
DerivationU.S. CodeRevised Statutes and

Statutes at Large

5 U.S.C. 150k–1(b). July 18, 1958, Pub. L. 85–538, §1 "Sec. 2(b)", 72 Stat. 397.

Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.

Amendments

1996Pub. L. 104–106 substituted "(33 U.S.C. 902(2))" for "(33 U.S.C. 2(2))" in introductory provisions.

1994Pub. L. 103–337 substituted "section 2(2) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 2(2))" for "section 902(2) of title 33" in introductory provisions.

Pub. L. 103–272 substituted "Secretary of Transportation" for "Secretary of the Treasury" in concluding provisions.

§8173. Liability under this subchapter exclusive

The liability of the United States or of a nonappropriated fund instrumentality described by section 2105(c) of this title, with respect to the disability or death resulting from injury, as defined by section 2(2) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 902(2)), of an employee referred to by sections 8171 and 8172 of this title, shall be determined as provided by this subchapter. This liability is exclusive and instead of all other liability of the United States or the instrumentality to the employee, his legal representative, spouse, dependents, next of kin, and any other person otherwise entitled to recover damages from the United States or the instrumentality because of the disability or death in a direct judicial proceeding, in a civil action, or in admiralty, or by an administrative or judicial proceeding under a workmen's compensation statute or under a Federal tort liability statute.

(Pub. L. 89–554, Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 556; Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title X, §1070(d)(8)(B), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2859; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title XV, §1505(b)(2), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 514.)

Historical and Revision Notes
DerivationU.S. CodeRevised Statutes and

Statutes at Large

5 U.S.C. 150k–1(c). July 18, 1958, Pub. L. 85–538, §1 "Sec. 2(c)", 72 Stat. 397.

Standard changes are made to conform with the definitions applicable and the style of this title as outlined in the preface to the report.

Amendments

1996Pub. L. 104–106 substituted "(33 U.S.C. 902(2))" for "(33 U.S.C. 2(2))".

1994Pub. L. 103–337 substituted "section 2(2) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 2(2))" for "section 902(2) of title 33".