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Washington, March 22, 1920.
consular officers, and others concerned: Upon the recommendation of the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service and pursuant to the act of Congress approved February 15, 1893, entitled “An act granting additional quarantine powers and imposing additional duties upon the Marine Hospital Service," and other quarantine laws, the following regulations are hereby promulgated for the information and guidance of all concerned. All previous regulations inconsistent herewith are hereby revoked.
D. F. HOUSTON,
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1. For the purpose of these regulations the quarantinable diseases are cholera, yellow fever, smallpox, typhus fever, leprosy, plague, and anthrax.
BILLS OF HEALTH.
2. Masters of vessels clearing from or leaving any foreign port or any port in the possessions or other dependencies of the United States for a port in the United States or its possessions or other dependencies must obtain a bill of health, in duplicate, signed by the proper officer or officers of the United States as provided for by law, except as provided for in paragraph 3.
The following form is prescribed:
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
BILL OF HEALTH.
(the person authorized to issue the bill, at the port of
.) do hereby state that the vessel hereinafter named clears (or leaves) from the port of....
under the following circumstances: Name of ves
Tonnage, gross Net..
Name of medical officer Number of officers
Of crew, including petty officers Officers' families.