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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

PUBLIC LAW 97-35—AUG. 13, 1981

95 STAT. 932

SCHOLARSHIPS

Repeal.

SEC. 2758. (a) Section 845(b) (42 U.S.C. 297j(b)) is amended by striking out "and for each of the two succeeding fiscal years". (b) Section 845(c)(l)(B) is amended by striking out ", and for each of the two succeeding fiscal years". (c) Section 846 (42 U.S.C. 297k) is repealed. GENERAL PROVISIONS

SEC. 2759. (a) Section 851(a) (42 U.S.C. 298(a)) is amended by striking out "and the Commissioner of Education, both of whom shall be ex officio members" and inserting in lieu thereof "and an ex officio member". (b)(1) Section 853(2) (42 U.S.C. 298b(2)) is amended by inserting "in a State" before the period. (2) Section 853(6) is amended by striking out "Commissioner" each place it appears and inserting in lieu thereof "Secretary". (c) Section 856 (42 U.S.C. 298b-3) is amended by striking out "Health, Education, and Welfare" and inserting in lieu thereof "Health and Human Services".

CHAPTER 4—SURGEON GENERAL •;

Appointment.

SURGEON GENERAL

SEC. 2765. (a) The first sentence of section 211(a)(l) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 212(a)(l)) is amended (1) by striking out "shall be retired on" and inserting in lieu thereof "shall, if he applies for retirement, be retired on or after", and (2) by amending the last sentence to read as follows: "This paragraph does not permit or require the involuntary retirement of any individual because of the age of the individual.". (b)(1) Section 204 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 205) is amended by striking out the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof the following: "The Surgeon General shall be appointed from individuals who (1) are members of the Regular Corps, and (2) have specialized training or significant experience in public health programs.".