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10 U.S. Code § 8220 - Dental services: responsibilities of senior dental officer

The Secretary of the Navy shall prescribe regulations for dental services on ships and at shore stations. Such services shall be under the senior dental officer, who is responsible to the commanding officer of the ship or station for all professional, technical, and administrative matters concerning dental services.
This section does not impose any administrative requirements that would interfere with the proper functioning of battle organizations.
(Aug. 10, 1956, ch. 1041, 70A Stat. 377, § 6029; renumbered § 8220, Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VIII, § 807(b)(7), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1834.)

Historical and Revision Notes

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5 U.S.C. 456d.

Dec. 28, 1945, ch. 604, § 4, 59 Stat. 667.

The words “for establishing” are omitted as executed and unnecessary.

The last sentence of § 4 of the Act of December 28, 1945, ch. 604, 59 Stat. 667, was a repealing clause and savings provision. It is omitted from this section.

Editorial Notes

2018—Pub. L. 115–232 renumbered section 6029 of this title as this section.

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 2018 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 115–232 effective Feb. 1, 2019, with provision for the coordination of amendments and special rule for certain redesignations, see section 800 of Pub. L. 115–232, set out as a note preceding section 3001 of this title.