10 U.S. Code § 1074c. Medical care: authority to provide a wig

A person entitled to medical care under this chapter who has alopecia resulting from the treatment of a malignant disease may be furnished a wig if the person has not previously been furnished one at the expense of the United States.

Prior Provisions

Provisions similar to those in this section were contained in the following appropriation acts:

Pub. L. 98–473, title I, § 101(h) [title VIII, § 8033], Oct. 12, 1984, 98 Stat. 1904, 1929.

Pub. L. 98–212, title VII, § 739, Dec. 8, 1983, 97 Stat. 1445.

Pub. L. 97–377, title I, § 101(c) [title VII, § 742], Dec. 21, 1982, 96 Stat. 1833, 1858.

Pub. L. 97–114, title VII, § 743, Dec. 29, 1981, 95 Stat. 1586.

Pub. L. 96–527, title VII, § 744, Dec. 15, 1980, 94 Stat. 3089.

Amendments

1991—Pub. L. 102–190 renumbered section 1074b of this title as this section.

Effective Date

Section effective Oct. 1, 1985, see section 1404 of Pub. L. 98–525, set out as a note under section 520b of this title.