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From the U.S. House of Representatives Downloadable U.S. Code
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[Laws in effect as of January 5, 1999]

[CITE: 42USC238c]

 
TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
    CHAPTER 6A - PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
    SUBCHAPTER I - ADMINISTRATION AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
    Part B - Miscellaneous Provisions
 
-HEAD-
    Sec. 238c. Transportation of remains of officers
 
-STATUTE-
      Appropriations available for traveling expenses of the Service
    shall be available for meeting the cost of preparation for burial
    and of transportation to the place of burial of remains of
    commissioned officers, and of personnel specified in regulations,
    who die in line of duty.  Appropriations available for carrying out
    the provisions of this chapter shall also be available for the
    payment of such expenses relating to the recovery, care and
    disposition of the remains of personnel or their dependents as may
    be authorized under other provisions of law.
 
-SOURCE-
    (July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title II, Sec. 234, formerly title V, Sec.
    506, 58 Stat. 710; July 15, 1954, ch. 507, Sec. 14(b), 68 Stat.
    481; renumbered title XXI, Sec. 2106, Pub. L. 98-24, Sec. 2(a)(1),
    Apr. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 176; renumbered title XXIII, Sec. 2306,
    Pub. L. 99-660, title III, Sec. 311(a), Nov. 14, 1986, 100 Stat.
    3755; renumbered title XXV, Sec. 2504, Pub. L. 100-607, title II,
    Sec. 201(1), (3), Nov. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 3062, 3063; renumbered
    title XXVI, Sec. 2604, Pub. L. 100-690, title II, Sec. 2620(a),
    Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4244; renumbered title XXVII, Sec. 2704,
    Pub. L. 101-381, title I, Sec. 101(1), (2), Aug. 18, 1990, 104
    Stat. 576; renumbered title II, Sec. 234, Pub. L. 103-43, title XX,
    Sec. 2010(a)(1)-(3), June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 213.)
 
-COD-
                                CODIFICATION
      Section was formerly classified to section 300aaa-3 of this title
    prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 103-43, to section 300cc-5 of this
    title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 100-607, to section 300aa-5
    of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 99-660, and to
    section 224 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 98-24.
 
-MISC3-
                                 AMENDMENTS
      1954 - Act July 15, 1954, inserted sentence at end relating to
    availability of appropriations for paying expenses relating to
    recovery, care, and disposition of the remains of personnel or
    their dependents.
 
-TRANS-
                           TRANSFER OF FUNCTIONS
      Functions of Public Health Service, Surgeon General of Public
    Health Service, and all other officers and employees of Public
    Health Service, and functions of all agencies of or in Public
    Health Service transferred to Secretary of Health, Education, and
    Welfare by Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1966, eff.  June 25, 1966, 31 F.R.
    8855, 80 Stat. 1610, set out as a note under section 202 of this
    title.  Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare redesignated
    Secretary of Health and Human Services by section 509(b) of Pub. L.
    96-88 which is classified to section 3508(b) of Title 20,
    Education.
 
-MISC5-
                DISPOSITION OF REMAINS OF DECEASED PERSONNEL
      Recovery, care and disposition of the remains of deceased members
    of the uniformed services and other deceased personnel, see section
    1481 et seq. of Title 10, Armed Forces.


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