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March 2, 1940

ORGANIZATION SECTION

JAMA. 1940;114(9):808-809. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810090086018

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Abstract

MEDICAL LEGISLATION 

MEDICAL BILLS IN CONGRESS 

Change in Status.—  S. 685, proposing to create a Bureau of Water Pollution Control in the Public Health Service, passed the Senate May 1, 1939, and was thereafter reported to the House of Representatives with recommendation that it pass. Among other things, this bill provided for federal grants-in-aid to assist states, municipalities and public bodies to construct treatment works to prevent pollution of navigable waters. On February 20 the House Committee on Rivers and Harbors recommended in a supplemental report that the grants-in-aid provision be stricken from the bill and that there be substituted an authorization whereby the Reconstruction Finance Corporation may make loans to finance the construction of treatment works.

Bills Introduced.—  S. 3415, introduced by Senator Schwellenbach, Washington, proposes to authorize the Secretary of Interior to establish, construct, equip and operate a hospital for the legally adjudged insane of Alaska, the

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