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PUBLIC LAW 84-JUNE 29, 1953 63 Stat. 926. 7 USC 343d«lto 343d-3. 7 USC 343f,343g. 7 USC 343C-1. 63 Stat. 939. 7 USC 3 4 3-d-4, 343cl>5. 7 USC 386-386b. 7 USC 386c. 7 USC 386d-386£.

Section 23 of the Bankhead-Jones Act as added by the Act of June 6, 1945 (59 Stat. 231), and as amended by the Act of October 26, 1949 (Public Law 406, Eighty-first Congress). The Act of August 28, 1937 (50 Stat. 881). The Act of April 24, 1939 (53 Stat. 589), as amended by section 707 of the Act of September 21, 1944 (58 Stat. 742). The Act of October 27, 1949 (Public t a w 417, Eighty-first Congress). The Act of May 16, 1928 (45 Stat. 571), insofar as it relates to extension work. The Act of February 23, 1929 (45 Stat. 1256), insofar as it relates to extension work. The Act of March 4, 1931 (46 Stat. 1520), insofar as it relates to extension work. Approved June 26, 1953. Public Law 84

June 29. 1953 [H. R. 4495]

M e d i c a l, etc., specialists. 50 USC app. 454 (i). "Active d u t y ", etc. 50 USC 901.

54 Stat. 889. 50 USC app. 305(g).

Service credit.


50 USC 901.



AN ACT To amend the Universal Military Training and Service Act, as amended, so as to provide for special registration, classification, and induction of certain medical, dental, and allied specialist categories, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subsection 4(i) of the Universal Military Training and Service Act (64 Stat. 826), as amended, is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new paragraphs: "(4) As used in this subsection, the term 'active duty' and 'active service' shall include (A) active duty, as defined in subsection 101(b) of the Armed Forces Eeserve Act of 1952 (66 Stat. 481); (B) active service subsequent to September 16, 1940, in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or the United States Public Health Service, including the reserve components thereof; (C) service in the national health, safety, or interest performed pursuant to subsection 6 (j) of this Act and work of national importance performed pursuant to subsection 5(g) of the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940; (D) prior to September 2, 1945, equivalent service in the armed forces of any country allied with the United States in World W a r II, while so allied; and (E) service performed as physicians or dentists by United States citizens employed by the Panama Canal Health Department between September 16, 1940, and September 2, 1945. "(5) For the purposes of computation of the periods of active duty or active service referred to in this subsection, credit shall be given for all periods of one day or more performed under competent orders except that no credit shall be allowed for— "•(A) periods in which the duty or service consisted solely of training under the Army specialized training program, the Army Air Corps college training program, or any similar program under the jurisdiction of the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard; " (B) periods spent in intern training, residency training, other postgraduate training, or in senior student programs prior to receipt of the appropriate professional degree; " (C) periods of active service performed for the sole purpose of undergoing a physical examination; «.. " (D) periods of active duty for training entered into subsequent to the enactment of this subparagraph, as defined in subsection 101(c), Armed Forces Eeserve Act of 1952 (66 Stat. 481); .. = ^: H v v;, a i l d,, - . v. •

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