The Attorney General is authorized to pay any person, from funds appropriated for the Drug Enforcement Administration, for information concerning a violation of this subchapter, such sum or sums of money as he may deem appropriate, without reference to any moieties or rewards to which such person may otherwise be entitled by law.
Moneys expended from appropriations of the Drug Enforcement Administration for purchase of controlled substances and subsequently recovered shall be reimbursed to the current appropriation for the Administration.1
The Attorney General is authorized to direct the advance of funds by the Treasury Department in connection with the enforcement of this subchapter.
1 See Codification note below.
21 U.S.C. § 886
CODIFICATIONIn subsec. (b), "Administration" substituted for "Bureau" as the probable intent of Congress in view of amendment by Pub. L. 96-132, which substituted references to the Drug Enforcement Administration for references to the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs wherever appearing in text.
AMENDMENTS1988-Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100-690 added subsec. (d). 1979-Subsecs. (a), (b). Pub. L. 96-132 substituted "Drug Enforcement Administration" for "Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs".
STATUTORY NOTES AND RELATED SUBSIDIARIES
REIMBURSEMENT BY DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION OF EXPENSES INCURRED TO REMEDIATE METHAMPHETAMINE LABORATORIES Pub. L. 106-310, div. B, title XXXVI, §36723672,, 114 Stat. 1246, provided that:"(a) REIMBURSEMENT AUTHORIZED.-The Attorney General, acting through the Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, may reimburse States, units of local government, Indian tribal governments, other public entities, and multi-jurisdictional or regional consortia thereof for expenses incurred to clean up and safely dispose of substances associated with clandestine methamphetamine laboratories which may present a danger to public health or the environment."(b) ADDITIONAL DEA PERSONNEL.-From amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to carry out this section, the Attorney General may hire not more than five additional Drug Enforcement Administration personnel to administer this section."(c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.-There is authorized to be appropriated to the Attorney General to carry out this section $20,000,000 for fiscal year 2001."