50 U.S.C.
United States Code, 2011 Edition
Title 50 - WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
TITLE 50 - APPENDIX-WAR AND NATIONAL DEFENSE
MISSING PERSONS ACT
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MISSING PERSONS ACT

ACT MAR. 7, 1942, CH. 166, 56 STAT. 143

§§1001 to 1012. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 651–654, 656, 657, 659, 662

Section 1001, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §1, 56 Stat. 143; July 1, 1944, ch. 371, §1, 58 Stat. 679; May 16, 1947, ch. 70, §1, 61 Stat. 96; Aug. 29, 1957, Pub. L. 85–217, §1(a), 71 Stat. 491; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(1), (2), 78 Stat. 437, defined terms used in sections 1001 to 1018 of this Appendix. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5561 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 551 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1002, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §2, 56 Stat. 144; July 1, 1944, ch. 371, §2, 58 Stat. 679; Apr. 4, 1953, ch. 17, §1(a), 67 Stat. 21; Aug. 29, 1957, Pub. L. 85–217, §1(b), 71 Stat. 491; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(3), 78 Stat. 437, related to continuance of pay and allowances for missing interned or captive persons, and limited fees of agents or attorneys. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see sections 5561 and 5562 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see sections 551 and 552 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Act June 23, 1942, ch. 444, §1, 56 Stat. 389, which authorized use of funds for payments to persons subject to section 1002 of this Appendix, was repealed by Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 651.

Section 1003, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §3, 56 Stat. 144; Dec. 24, 1942, ch. 828, §1, 56 Stat. 1092; July 1, 1944, ch. 371, §3, 58 Stat. 680, provided for continuance or establishment by department head of allotments for dependents and insurance. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5563 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 553 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1004, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §4, 56 Stat. 144; Dec. 24, 1942, ch. 828, §1, 56 Stat. 1093; July 1, 1944, ch. 371, §4, 58 Stat. 680, provided for continuance, suspension, or resumption of pay and allowances by department head, and limited duration of allotments. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5563 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 553 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1005, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §5, 56 Stat. 145; Dec. 24, 1942, ch. 828, §1, 56 Stat. 1093; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(4), 78 Stat. 437, related to departmental review, continuance of missing status or finding of death after year's absence, and date of termination of pay and allowances. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5565 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 555 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1006, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §6, 56 Stat. 145; Dec. 24, 1942, ch. 828, §1, 56 Stat. 1093; Apr. 4, 1953, ch. 17, §1(b), 67 Stat. 21; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(5), 78 Stat. 437, related to payment of allotments in case of captured or interned persons until death or return to jurisdiction. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see sections 5562 and 5563 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services, see sections 552 and 553 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1007, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §7, 56 Stat. 145; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(6), 78 Stat. 437, related to authority of department head to create new allotments and to continue or change amounts of old allotments. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5563 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 553 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1008, act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §8, 56 Stat. 145, provided penalty for fraudulent receipt of payments.

Section 1009, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §9, 56 Stat. 145; July 1, 1944, ch. 371, §5, 58 Stat. 680; Apr. 4, 1953, ch. 17, §1(c), 67 Stat. 21; Aug. 29, 1957, Pub. L. 85–217, §1(c), 71 Stat. 492, related to determinations by department heads or designees, and to conclusiveness relative to status of personnel, payments, or death. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see sections 5565 to 5567 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see sections 555 to 557 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1010, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §10, 56 Stat. 145; July 1, 1944, ch. 371, §6, 58 Stat. 681; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(7), 78 Stat. 437, provided for fact of dependency, and authority to determine. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5566 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 556 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1011, act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §11, 56 Stat. 146, related to settlement of accounts. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5567 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 557 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1012, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §12, 56 Stat. 146; Feb. 12, 1946, ch. 6, §1(a), 60 Stat. 5; Aug. 29, 1951, ch. 356, §1, 65 Stat. 207; Apr. 4, 1953, ch. 17, §1(a), 67 Stat. 21; Aug. 29, 1957, Pub. L. 85–217, §1(d), 71 Stat. 492; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(8), 78 Stat. 437; Oct. 19, 1965, Pub. L. 89–271, 79 Stat. 992, provided for moving dependents and effects of persons dead, injured, missing, or captured, for sale of motor vehicles and other bulky items, and claims for proceeds. For portions of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5564 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

§1012a. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 656

Section, act Aug. 29, 1951, ch. 356, §2, 65 Stat. 208, allowed presentation, for consideration, reconsideration, or reimbursement during a period of 3 years following Aug. 29, 1951, of previously unpresented, rejected or disallowed claims for travel by dependents and for transportation of household and personal effects arising between Sept. 8, 1939, and Aug. 29, 1951, under section 1012 of this Appendix, ratified payments for travel by dependents and transportation of household and personal effects made by disbursing officers pursuant to section 1012 of this Appendix, on or after Mar. 7, 1942, and prior to Aug. 29, 1951, previously not allowed by virtue of inability to establish death or injury as a result of military or naval operations, and ratified payments made on and after June 25, 1950, and prior to Aug. 29, 1951, for transportation, packing, and unpacking of privately owned motor vehicles transported under the conditions set forth in section 1012 of this Appendix.

Section was not enacted as part of act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, 56 Stat. 143, known as the Missing Persons Act, which enacted sections 1001 to 1012 and 1013 to 1017 of this Appendix.

§§1013 to 1017. Repealed. Pub. L. 89–554, §8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 651, 654, 657, 658, 659, 662

Section 1013, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §13, 56 Stat. 146; Aug. 8, 1947, ch. 515, §6, 61 Stat. 918; Aug. 14, 1964, Pub. L. 88–428, §1(9), 78 Stat. 437, provided for income tax deferment for certain persons in Government service not in position to pay taxes because of service. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see section 5568 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees, and for that portion applicable to members of the uniformed services and their dependents, see section 558 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.

Section 1014, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §14, 56 Stat. 147; Apr. 4, 1953, ch. 17, §1(e), 67 Stat. 21, related to application of the Missing Persons Act to persons besieged by a hostile force. For that portion of this section applicable to civilian officers and employees and their dependents, see sections 5561 to 5564 and 5566 of Title 5, Government Organization and Employees.

Section 1015, acts Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §15, 56 Stat. 147; Dec. 24, 1942, ch. 828, §1, 56 Stat. 1092; Apr. 4, 1953, ch. 17, §1(f), 67 Stat. 21; Jan. 30, 1954, ch. 3, 68 Stat. 7; June 30, 1955, ch. 254, 69 Stat. 238; July 20, 1956, ch. 658, 70 Stat. 595; Aug. 7, 1957, Pub. L. 85–121, 71 Stat. 341; Aug. 29, 1957, Pub. L. 85–217, §1(e), 71 Stat. 493, prescribed the effective date.

Section 1016, act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §16, 56 Stat. 147, amended the Civil Service Retirement Act.

Section 1017, act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §17, 56 Stat. 148, authorized a lock for Saint Marys Falls Canal, Mich.

§1018. Repealed. June 16, 1942, ch. 413, §19, 56 Stat. 369, eff. June 1, 1942

Section, act Mar. 7, 1942, ch. 166, §18, 56 Stat. 148, related to base pay increases for military and naval personnel serving at sea or outside United States. See section 305 of Title 37, Pay and Allowances of the Uniformed Services.