42 U.S. Code § 248a - Closing or transfer of hospitals; reduction of services; Congressional authorization required
Section was enacted as part of the Department of Defense Appropriation Authorization Act, 1974, and not as part of the Public Health Service Act which comprises this chapter.
Provisions similar to those comprising this section were contained in Pub. L. 92–585, § 3, Oct. 27, 1972, 86 Stat. 1292, setting out procedure to be followed in closing or transferring control of hospitals or other health care delivery facilities of Public Health Service, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 93–155, § 818(c).