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79TH CONG., 2D SESS.-CH. 957-AUG. 13, 1946 21, 1944 (58 Stat. 845; 5 U. S. C. 61b), transfer to the Service any annual or sick leave of absence standing to his credit at the time of his assignment to the Service. On his return to the agency by which he is regularly employed, he may transfer the aggregate of his accu- mulated and current annual and sick leave to that agency but the amount of leave so transferred shall not exceed the maximum which an officer or employee of the agency to which he is returning may have to his credit on the date of his return. TRANSFER OF LAVE OF ABSENCE SEC. 935. Under such regulations as the President may prescribe an officer or employee of the Service who resigns from the Service in order to accept an appointment in any Government agency may trans- fer to such Government agency any annual or sick leave of absence standing to his credit at the time of his resignation from the Service and any officer or employee of any Government agency who resigns from such agency in order to accept an appointment to the Service may transfer to the Service any annual or sick leave of absence standing to his credit at the time of his resignation from the Government agency in which he was employed, but in no event shall the amount of annual or sick leave of absence so transferred exceed the maximum amount of the annual or sick leave of absence which may be accu- mulated in either the Service or the Government agency to which such person is appointed, as the case may be. PART E-MEDICAL SERVICES EXPENSES OF TREATMENT SEC. 941. The Secretary may, in the event of illness or injury requir- ing hospitalization of an officer or employee of the Service who is a citizen of the United States, not the result of vicious habits, intem- perance, or misconduct on his part, incurred in the line of duty while such person is assigned abroad, pay for the cost of the treatment of such illness or injury at a suitable hospital or clinic. TRANSPORTATION TO APPROVED HOSPITALS SEC. 942. (a) The Secretary may, in the event of illness or injury requiring the hospitalization of an officer or employee of the Service who is a citizen of the United States, not the result of vicious habits, intemperance, or misconduct on his part, incurred while on assignment abroad, in a locality where there does not exist a suitable hospital or clinic, pay the travel expenses of such officer or employee by whatever means he shall deem appropriate and without regard to the Standard- ized Government Travel Regulations and section 10 of the Act of March 3, 1933 (47 Stat. 1516; 5 U. S. C. 73b), to the nearest locality where a suitable hospital or clinic exists and on his recovery pay for the travel expenses of his return to his post of duty. If the officer or employee is too ill to travel unattended, the Secretary may also pay the travel expenses of an attendant. (b) The Secretary may establish a first-aid station and provide for the services of a nurse at a post at which, in his opinion, sufficient per- sonnel is employed to warrant such a station. PHYSICAL EXAMTNATIONS AmD COBTS OF INOCUiATIONS SEC. 943. The Secretary shall, under such regulations as he may prescribe, provide for the periodic physical examination of officers and employees of the Service who are citizens of the United States, including examinations necessary to establish disability or incapacity 1029 5U.S. ., upp. V, §561b-61e. Offcer Service. eto, of Officer, etc., of Government agency. Ante, p. 808 . Expenses of attend- ant. Firstid tation. 60 STAT.]