Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 70A.djvu/677

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PARTS OF TITLE 10 ADOPTED FOR COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY SEC. 3. (a) The rules of law that apply to the Armed Forces under the following provisions of title 10, Armed Forces, United States Code, including changes in those rules made after the effective date of this Act, apply also to the Coast and Geodetic Survey: (1) Chapter 61, Retirement or Separation for Physical Disability. (2) Chapter 69, Retired Grade, except sections 1375 and 1376 (a). (3) Chapter 71, Computation of Retired Pay, except formula No. 3 of section 1401. (4) Chapter 73, Annuities Based on Retired or Retainer Pay. (5) Chapter 75, Death Benefits; Care of the Dead. (6) Such other provisions of subtitle A as may be adopted for applicability to the Coast and Geodetic Survey by any other provision of law. (b) The authority vested by title 10, United States Code, in the "military departments"' or "the Secretary concerned" with respect to the provisions of law referred to in cubsecticn (a) shall be exercised, with respect to the Coast and Geodetic Survey, by the Secretary of Commerce or his designee. AMENDMENTS TO PUBLIC H E A L T H SERVICE ACT SEC. 4. Title IT of the Public Health Service Act is amended by adding the following at the end thereof: "SEC. 221. (a) Commissioned officers of the Service or their surviving beneficiaries are entitled to all the rights, benefits, privileges, and immunities now or hereafter provided for commissioned officers of the Army or their surviving beneficiaries under the following chapters of title 10, United States Code: "(1) Chapter 55, Voting by Members of the Armed Forces, but only when commissioned officers of the Service are entitled to military benefits under section 212 of this Act. "(2) Chapter 61, Retirement or Separation for Physical Disability. "(3) Chapter 69, Retired Grade, except sections 1375 and 1376 (a). "(4) Chapter 71, Computation of Retired Pay, except formula No. 3 of section 1401. " (5) Chapter 73, Anruities Based on Retired or Retainer Pay. "(6) Chapter 75, Death Benefits; Care of the Dead. "(7) Chapter 163, Military Claims, but only when commissioned officers of the Service are entitled to military benefits under section 212 of this Act. (619)