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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: 42USC270]

 
TITLE 42 - THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND WELFARE
    CHAPTER 6A - PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE
    SUBCHAPTER II - GENERAL POWERS AND DUTIES
    Part G - Quarantine and Inspection
 
-HEAD-
    Sec. 270. Quarantine regulations governing civil air navigation and
        civil aircraft
 
-STATUTE-
      The Surgeon General is authorized to provide by regulations for
    the application to air navigation and aircraft of any of the
    provisions of sections 267 to 269 of this title and regulations
    prescribed thereunder (including penalties and forfeitures for
    violations of such sections and regulations), to such extent and
    upon such conditions as he deems necessary for the safeguarding of
    the public health.
 
-SOURCE-
    (July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title III, Sec. 367, 58 Stat. 706.)
 
-TRANS-
                   ABOLITION OF OFFICE OF SURGEON GENERAL
      Office of Surgeon General abolished by section 3 of Reorg. Plan
    No. 3 of 1966, eff.  June 25, 1966, 31 F.R. 8855, 80 Stat. 1610,
    and functions thereof transferred to Secretary of Health,
    Education, and Welfare by section 1 of Reorg. Plan No. 3 of 1966,
    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.
 


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