An Act To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1993 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, to provide for defense conversion, and for other purposes

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  • Enacted by congress for the establishment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993. Title XXXV is here established as the Panama Canal Commission, and under Subtitle A - Annual Authorization is Sec. 3512. Health care. Sec. 3512. Health Care amended Section 1321(e)(1) of the Panama Canal Act of 1979 (22 U.S.C. 3731) by inserting after "health care services" the following: "provided by medical facilities licensed and approved by the Republic of Panama (and not operated by the United States)."
  • Section 4436 of the Act pertains to separation pay and amends chapter 55 of title 5, United States Code. "In order to avoid or minimize the need for involuntary separations due to a reduction in force, base closure, reorganization, transfer of function, or other similar action affecting 1 or more defense agencies, the Secretary (of Defense) shall establish a program under which separation pay be my offered to encourage eligible employees to separate from service voluntarily (whether by retirement or resignation)."


  • National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1993
  • Panama Canal Act of 1979
  • Panama Canal Commission


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  • 106 Stat 2315
  • Title 05, Government Organization and Employees; Title 22, Foreign Relations and Intercourse
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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106 Stat. 2315 (1992); Pub. L. No. 102-484 (Book)

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  • 1993
  • 10/23/1992


  • Medicine
  • Health facilities
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Severance pay
  • Finance
  • Expenditures, Public
  • Wage payment systems
  • Medical care


Public Law

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Number of pages: 5; Page Numbers: , 2723-24

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