United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 31

May 27, 1796.
Chap. ⅩⅩⅩⅠ.—An Act relative to Quarantine.[1]

Repealed by the 8th sec. of the Act of March Feb. 12, 1799, ch. 12.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he is hereby authorized, to direct the revenue officers and the officers commanding forts and revenue cutters, to aid in the execution of quarantine, and also in the execution of the health laws of the states, respectively, in such manner as may to him appear necessary.

Approved, May 27, 1796.

  1. See an act respecting quarantine and health laws, passed February 25, 1799, chap. 12.