31 U.S.C. § 328 Accounts and Payments of Former Disbursing Officials

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CurrencyCurrent through P.L. 118-19 (published on www.congress.gov on 10/06/2023)
Citation31 U.S.C. § 328

(a) If a chief disbursing official or a director of a disbursing center of the Department of the Treasury dies, resigns, or leaves office, the deputy chief disbursing official or the deputy director of the disbursing center designated by the Secretary of the Treasury may continue the accounts and payments in the name of the former disbursing official or director through the last day of the 2d month after the month in which the death, resignation, or separation occurs. The accounts and payments shall be allowed, audited, and settled as provided by law. The Secretary shall honor checks signed in the name of the former disbursing official or director in the same way as if the former disbursing official or director had continued in office.

(b) Only the deputy chief or deputy director designated under subsection (a) of this section is liable for actions taken in the name of the former disbursing official under subsection (a).

<TABLE> <TR><TD colspan="3">HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTES</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>Revised Section</TD> <TD>Source (U.S. Code</TD> <TD>Source (Statutes at Large)</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>328(a)</TD> <TD>31:1014(1st, 2d sentences).</TD> <TD>Dec. 24, 1942, ch. 821, 56 Stat. 1086; restated Aug. 1, 1947, ch. 438, 61 Stat. 717; June 6, 1972, Pub. L. 92-310, §231(dd), 86 Stat. 213.</TD> </TR> <TR> <TD>328(b)</TD> <TD>31:1014(last sentence).</TD> <TD/> </TR> </TABLE>

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