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

[CITE: 42USC238a]

    Part B - Miscellaneous Provisions
    Sec. 238a. Use of immigration station hospitals
      The Immigration and Naturalization Service may, by agreement of
    the heads of the departments concerned, permit the Public Health
    Service to use hospitals at immigration stations for the care of
    Public Health Service patients.  The Surgeon General shall
    reimburse the Immigration and Naturalization Service for the actual
    cost of furnishing fuel, light, water, telephone, and similar
    supplies and services, which reimbursement shall be covered into
    the proper Immigration and Naturalization Service appropriation, or
    such costs may be paid from working funds established as provided
    by law, but no charge shall be made for the expense of physical
    upkeep of the hospitals.  The Immigration and Naturalization
    Service shall reimburse the Surgeon General for the care and
    treatment of persons detained in hospitals of the Public Health
    Service at the request of the Immigration and Naturalization
    Service unless such persons are entitled to care and treatment
    under section 249(a) (FOOTNOTE 1) of this title.
       (FOOTNOTE 1) See References in Text note below.
    (July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title II, Sec. 232, formerly title V, Sec.
    502, 58 Stat. 710, renumbered title XXI, Sec. 2102, Pub. L. 98-24,
    Sec. 2(a)(1), Apr. 26, 1983, 97 Stat. 176; renumbered title XXIII,
    Sec. 2302, Pub. L. 99-660, title III, Sec. 311(a), Nov. 14, 1986,
    100 Stat. 3755; renumbered title XXV, Sec. 2502, Pub. L. 100-607,
    title II, Sec. 201(1), (2), Nov. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 3062;
    renumbered title XXVI, Sec. 2602, Pub. L. 100-690, title II, Sec.
    2620(a), Nov. 18, 1988, 102 Stat. 4244; renumbered title XXVII,
    Sec. 2702, Pub. L. 101-381, title I, Sec. 101(1), (2), Aug. 18,
    1990, 104 Stat. 576; renumbered title II, Sec. 232, Pub. L. 103-43,
    title XX, Sec. 2010(a)(1)-(3), June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 213.)
                             REFERENCES IN TEXT
      Subsec. (a) of section 249 of this title, referred to in text,
    which related to persons entitled to care and treatment without
    charge, was repealed, and subsec. (c) of section 249 of this title
    was redesignated as subsec. (a), by Pub. L. 97-35, title IX, Sec.
    986(a), (b)(2), Aug. 13, 1981, 95 Stat. 603.
      Section was formerly classified to section 300aaa-1 of this title
    prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 103-43, to section 300cc-1 of this
    title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 100-607, to section 300aa-1
    of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 99-660, and to
    section 220 of this title prior to renumbering by Pub. L. 98-24.
                           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 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.
      Functions of all other officers of Department of Justice and
    functions of all agencies and employees of such Department, with a
    few exceptions, transferred to Attorney General, with power vested
    in him to authorize their performance or performance of any of his
    functions by any of such officers, agencies, and employees, by
    sections 1 and 2 of Reorg. Plan No. 2 of 1950, eff.  May 24, 1950,
    15 F.R. 3173, 64 Stat. 1261, which were repealed by Pub. L. 89-554,
    Sec. 8(a), Sept. 6, 1966, 80 Stat. 662. Immigration and
    Naturalization Service, referred to in this section, is a bureau in
    Department of Justice.

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