STATE QUARANTINE DISCONTINUED
                 Act of Jun. 24, 1919, P.L. 640, No. 276              Cl. 62
                                  AN ACT

     To discontinue the State quarantine; abolishing all offices and
        places connected therewith, including the State Quarantine
        Board, the Quarantine Physician, and the Health Officer for
        the Port of Philadelphia; providing for the possession,
        control and custody of certain books, records, paraphernalia,
        and property; authorizing the leasing or sale of the real
        estate or personal property connected with the Marcus Hook
        Station to the United States Government; and repealing
        certain acts.

        Whereas, The Government of the United States has established
     and is maintaining at the Delaware Bay entrance to the port of
     Philadelphia an affective and sufficient quarantine to secure
     this Commonwealth against the introduction of pestilential,
     contagious and infectious diseases; and
        Whereas, The operation of the State quarantine is a
     duplication of the quarantine maintained by the United States
     Government; therefore,

        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That the State quarantine as
     provided for by the laws of this Commonwealth is hereby
     discontinued and determined, and the State Quarantine Board, the
     office of quarantine physician, the office of health officer for
     the port of Philadelphia, and all offices, places, and
     appointments held under the State Quarantine Board are hereby
     abolished.
        Section 2.  All books, records, papers, and documents now in
     possession, custody and control of the State Quarantine Board or
     any of its employes, or in the possession, custody and control
     of the quarantine physician or the health officer for the port
     of Philadelphia, shall be immediately transferred and delivered
     to the possession, custody, and control of the State Department
     of Health. Such department shall keep the books, papers,
     records, and documents so secured in a place suitable for their
     protection and for reference.
        Section 3.  The title to all the real and personal property,
     located at Marcus Hook on the Delaware River, now owned by the
     Commonwealth in connection with the State quarantine station, is
     hereby vested in the Department of Property and Supplies. Such
     department shall have immediate possession of such property, and
     may, with the approval of the Governor, exercise such control
     over the same as to it may seem necessary or expedient.
        (3 amended Mar. 19, 1925, P.L.54, No.35)
        Section 4.  The Department of Property and Supplies, with the
     approval of the Governor, is authorized to lease to the United
     States Government any and all of the property of the
     Commonwealth used in connection with said quarantine station.
     The Department of Property and Supplies, with the approval of
     the Governor, is authorized to enter into agreements with the
     proper authorities of the United States Government providing for
     the ascertainment, by appraisement or otherwise, of the value of
     the property of the Commonwealth now used in connection with the
     State quarantine station at Marcus Hook, and to provide for the
     sale of such property to the United States Government. The
     Department is authorized to execute the necessary deed or deeds
     providing for the conveyance of such real estate of the
     Commonwealth to the United States Government upon the payment
     into the treasury of the Commonwealth of the consideration
     agreed upon.
        No lease or sale of the said real estate shall be executed by
     the said Department unless there is contained in the contract of
     lease or sale a stipulation whereby the United States Government
     agrees to use the Marcus Hook Station as a place of inspection.
        (4 amended Mar. 19, 1935, P.L.54, No.35)