15 U.S.C. § 15e

Updated March 22, 2019
§ 15e. Distribution of damages

Monetary relief recovered in an action under section 15c(a)(1) of this title shall—

subject in either case to the requirement that any distribution procedure adopted afford each person a reasonable opportunity to secure his appropriate portion of the net monetary relief.

(1) be distributed in such manner as the district court in its discretion may authorize; or
(2) be deemed a civil penalty by the court and deposited with the State as general revenues;
(Oct. 15, 1914, ch. 323, § 4E, as added Pub. L. 94-435, title III, § 301, Sept. 30, 1976, 90 Stat. 1395.) Injuries sustained prior to Sept. 30, 1976, not covered by this section, see section 304 of Pub. L. 94-435, set out as a note under section 15c of this title.