42 U.S. Code § 288–2 - Loan repayment program for research with respect to contraception and infertility

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(a) Establishment
The Secretary, in consultation with the Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, shall establish a program of entering into contracts with qualified health professionals (including graduate students) under which such health professionals agree to conduct research with respect to contraception, or with respect to infertility, 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) Contracts, obligated service, breach of contract
The provisions of sections 254l–1, 254m, and 254o of this title shall, except as inconsistent with subsection (a) of this section, apply to the program established in subsection (a) of this section to the same extent and in the same manner as such provisions apply to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program established in subpart III of part D of subchapter II of this chapter.
(c) Availability of funds
Amounts available for carrying out this section shall remain available until the expiration of the second fiscal year beginning after the fiscal year for which the amounts were made available.


(July 1, 1944, ch. 373, title IV, § 487B, as added Pub. L. 103–43, title X, § 1002,June 10, 1993, 107 Stat. 166; amended Pub. L. 105–392, title IV, § 410(b),Nov. 13, 1998, 112 Stat. 3589; Pub. L. 110–154, § 1(b)(8),Dec. 21, 2007, 121 Stat. 1827.)

2007—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 110–154, which directed substitution of “Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development” for “National Institute on Child Health and Human Development”, was executed by making the substitution for “National Institute of Child Health and Human Development” to reflect the probable intent of Congress.
1998—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 105–392substituted “$35,000” for “$20,000”.

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