[USC02] 33 USC 916: Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors
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33 USC 916: Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors Text contains those laws in effect on October 13, 2019
From Title 33-NAVIGATION AND NAVIGABLE WATERSCHAPTER 18-LONGSHORE AND HARBOR WORKERS' COMPENSATION
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§916. Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors

No assignment, release, or commutation of compensation or benefits due or payable under this chapter, except as provided by this chapter, shall be valid, and such compensation and benefits shall be exempt from all claims of creditors and from levy, execution, and attachment or other remedy for recovery or collection of a debt, which exemption may not be waived.

(Mar. 4, 1927, ch. 509, §16, 44 Stat. 1434 .)