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38 U.S. Code § 8233 - Grants

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Any eligible institution may apply to the Secretary for a grant under this subchapter to assist such institution to carry out through the Department medical facility with which it is, or will become affiliated, educational and clinical projects and programs, matching the clinical requirements of the facility to the health manpower training potential of the eligible institution, for the expansion and improvement of such institution’s capacity to train health manpower, including physicians’ assistants, nurse practitioners, and other new types of health personnel in furtherance of the purposes of this subchapter. Any such application shall contain a plan to carry out such projects and programs and such other information in such detail as the Secretary deems necessary and appropriate.
(b) An application for a grant under this section may be approved by the Secretary only upon the Secretary’s determination that—
the proposed projects and programs for which the grant will be made will make a significant contribution to improving the education (including continuing education) or training program of the eligible institution;
the application contains or is supported by adequate assurance that any Federal funds made available under this subchapter will be supplemented by funds or other resources available from other sources, whether public or private;
the application sets forth such fiscal control and accounting procedures as may be necessary to assure proper disbursement of, and accounting for, Federal funds expended under this subchapter; and
the application provides for making such reports, in such form and containing such information, as the Secretary may require to carry out the Secretary’s functions under this subchapter, and for keeping such records and for affording such access thereto as the Secretary may find necessary to assure the correctness and verification of such reports.
(Added Pub. L. 92–541, § 2(a), Oct. 24, 1972, 86 Stat. 1106, § 5093; amended Pub. L. 94–581, title II, § 210(f)(5), Oct. 21, 1976, 90 Stat. 2866; Pub. L. 96–330, title IV, § 405, Aug. 26, 1980, 94 Stat. 1052; renumbered § 8233, Pub. L. 102–40, title IV, § 402(b)(2)(D), May 7, 1991, 105 Stat. 239; Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(a)(3), (4), (b)(1), (2)(E), Aug. 6, 1991, 105 Stat. 404, 405.)
Editorial Notes

1991—Pub. L. 102–40 renumbered section 5093 of this title as this section.

Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(b)(1), (2)(E), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” in two places.

Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(a)(3), (4), substituted “Department” for “Veterans’ Administration”.

Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 102–83, § 4(b)(1), (2)(E), substituted “Secretary” for “Administrator” and “Secretary’s” for “Administrator’s” wherever appearing.

1980—Subsec. (b)(1). Pub. L. 96–330 struck out “and will result in a substantial increase in the number of students trained at such institution, provided that there is reasonable assurance from a recognized accrediting body or bodies approved for such purposes by the Commissioner of Education of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare that the increase in the number of students will not threaten any existing accreditation or otherwise compromise the quality of the training at such institution” after “training program of the eligible institution”.

1976—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 94–581 substituted “the Administrator’s” for “his” in provisions preceding par. (1) and in par. (4).

Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries
Effective Date of 1976 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 94–581 effective Oct. 21, 1976, see section 211 of Pub. L. 94–581, set out as a note under section 111 of this title.