42 U.S. Code § 254s - Native Hawaiian Health Scholarships
Subject to the availability of funds appropriated under the authority of subsection (d) of this section, the Secretary shall provide funds to Papa Ola Lokahi for the purpose of providing scholarship assistance to students who—
(b) Terms and conditions
(1) The scholarship assistance provided under subsection (a) of this section shall be provided under the same terms and subject to the same conditions, regulations, and rules that apply to scholarship assistance provided under section 254l of this title.
(c) “Native Hawaiian” defined
For purposes of this section, the term “Native Hawaiian” means any individual who is—
(3) a descendant of the aboriginal people, who prior to 1778, occupied and exercised sovereignty in the area that now constitutes the State of Hawaii, as evidenced by—
Source(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title III, § 338K, formerly § 338J, as added Pub. L. 100–713, title I, § 106,Nov. 23, 1988, 102 Stat. 4787; renumbered § 338K,Pub. L. 101–597, title III, § 302,Nov. 16, 1990, 104 Stat. 3032; amended Pub. L. 101–644, title IV, § 401,Nov. 29, 1990, 104 Stat. 4668; Pub. L. 107–116, title V, § 514(b),Jan. 10, 2002, 115 Stat. 2220.)
2002—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 107–116, which directed the amendment of subsec. (a) by substituting “Papa Ola Lokahi” for “Kamehameha School/Bishop Estate”, was executed by making the substitution for “Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1990—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 101–644, which directed the general amendment of subsec. (a) ofsection 338J of the Public Health Service Act, was executed to subsec. (a) of this section, to reflect the probable intent of Congress and the intervening renumbering of section 338J as 338K by Pub. L. 101–597. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “Subject to the availability of funds appropriated under the authority of subsection (d) of this section, the Secretary shall provide scholarship assistance, pursuant to a contract with the Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate, to students who—
“(2) are Native Hawaiians.”