42 U.S. Code § 288–1 - Loan repayment program for research with respect to acquired immune deficiency syndrome

(a) In general
The Secretary shall carry out a program of entering into agreements with appropriately qualified health professionals under which such health professionals agree to conduct, as employees of the National Institutes of Health, research with respect to acquired immune deficiency syndrome in consideration of the Federal Government agreeing to repay, for each year of such service, not more than $35,000 of the principal and interest of the educational loans of such health professionals.
(b) Applicability of certain provisions
With respect to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in subpart III of part D of subchapter II of this chapter, the provisions of such subpart shall, except as inconsistent with subsection (a) of this section, apply to the program established in such subsection (a) of this section in the same manner and to the same extent as such provisions apply to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in such subpart.

Source

(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 487A, as added Pub. L. 100–607, title VI, § 634(a),Nov. 4, 1988, 102 Stat. 3148; amended Pub. L. 103–43, title XVI, § 1611(a),June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 181; Pub. L. 105–392, title IV, § 410(a),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3589; Pub. L. 109–482, title I, § 103(b)(48),Jan. 15, 2007, 120 Stat. 3688.)
Amendments

2007—Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 109–482struck out heading and text of subsec. (c). Text read as follows: “For the purpose of carrying out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary for each of the fiscal years 1994 through 2001.”
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–392, § 410(a)(1), substituted “$35,000” for “$20,000”.
Subsec. (c). Pub. L. 105–392, § 410(a)(2), substituted “2001” for “1996”.
1993—Pub. L. 103–43amended section generally, in subsec. (a) redesignating former par. (1) as entire subsec., striking out provisions setting a deadline for implementation of the program and former par. (2) containing a limitation that the health professional have a substantial amount of educational loans relative to income and not have been employed at the National Institutes of Health during the 1-year period preceding Nov. 4, 1988, reenacting subsec. (b) without change, and in subsec. (c) redesignating former par. (1) as entire subsec., substituting authorization of appropriations for fiscal years 1994 through 1996 for authorization of appropriations for fiscal years 1989 through 1991, and striking out former par. (2) relating to continued availability of appropriated amounts.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 109–482applicable only with respect to amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2007 or subsequent fiscal years, see section 109 ofPub. L. 109–482, set out as a note under section 281 of this title.
Effective Date of 1993 Amendment

Pub. L. 103–43, title XVI, § 1611(b),June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 182, provided that: “The amendment made by subsection (a) [amending this section] does not apply to any agreement entered into under section 487A of the Public Health Service Act [42 U.S.C. 288–1] before the date of the enactment of this Act [June 10, 1993]. Each such agreement continues to be subject to the terms of the agreement in effect on the day before such date.”

 

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