Public Health Service Act


Public Health Service Act

The Public Health Service Act is a United States federal law enacted in 1946. The full act is captured under Title 42 of the United States Code "The Public Health and Welfare", Chapter 6A "Public Health Service" [http://www.fda.gov/opacom/laws/phsvcact/phsvcact.htm Public Health Service Act] , FDA.gov's website, accessed 29 July 2007]

ee also

*Title X of the Public Health Service Act, dedicated to providing family planning services for those in need, enacted in 1970. [ [http://www.hhs.gov/opa/about/legislation/index.html US Office of Population Affairs - Legislation] ]
*Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance Research and Education Amendments of 2001 - 2001 amendments to the Public Health Services Act

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