36 U.S. Code § 21502 - Purpose

The purpose of the corporation is to maintain a hospital in the vicinity of Paris, France, to provide medical and surgical care to citizens of the United States.

Historical and Revision Notes



Source (U.S. Code)

Source (Statutes at Large)


36:4903 (words before 8th comma less “gratuitously or otherwise”).

Jan. 30, 1913, ch. 21, § 3 (words before 8th comma less “gratuitously or otherwise”), 37 Stat. 654.

The word “maintain” is substituted for “establish, maintain, and conduct” to eliminate executed and unnecessary words. The word “aid” is omitted as included in “care”.

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