Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 102 Part 1.djvu/563
PUBLIC LAW 100-322—MAY 20, 1988
102 STAT. 525
A=3In such formula: "(A) *A' is the amount the United States is entitled to recover. "(B) '<!>' is the sum of (i) the amounts paid under this subchapter to or on behalf of the participant, and (ii) the interest on such amounts which would be payable if at the time the amounts were paid they were loans bearing interest at the maximum legal prevailing rate, as determined by the Treasurer ^ \ of the United States. \ \^ "(C) 't' is the total number of months in the participant's ^ period of obligated service, including any additional period of obligated service in accordance with section 4316(b)(4) of this title. "(D) 's' is the number of months of such period served by the participant in accordance with section 4313 of this title. "(2) Any amount of damages which the United States is entitled to recover under this section shall be paid to the United States within the one-year period beginning on the date of the breach of the agreement. "§ 4318. Expiration of program 38 USC 4318. "The Administrator may not furnish scholarships to new participants in the Scholarship Program after September 30, 1992. "SUBCHAPTER III—TUITION REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM "§ 4321. Authority for program 38 USC 4321. "As part of the Educational Assistance Program, the Administrator shall carry out a tuition reimbursement program under this subchapter. The program shall be known as the Veterans' Administration Nurse Education Tuition Reimbursement Program (hereinafter in this chapter referred to as the "Tuition Reimbursement Program").
- •§ 4322. Eligibility; application; agreement
"(a) To be eligible to participate in the Tuition Reimbursement Program, an individual must be a full-time employee in the Veterans' Administration permanently assigned to a Veterans' Administration health-care facility and must be enrolled in a course of training offered by an institution approved by the Administrator leading toward completion of (1) an associate or higher degree in nursing, or (2) a masters degree or doctoral degree in nursing. "(b) In selecting applicants for acceptance in the Tuition Reimbursement Program, the Administrator (in addition to according priorities as set forth in section 4303(d) of this title) shall give special consideration and emphasis to individuals pursuing a course of study which will expedite an increase in the number of registered nurses employed by the Veterans' Administration. The Administrator shall then give priority, in the following order, to— "(1) individuals who have been employed as full-time employees in the Nursing Service in the Department of Medicine and Surgery; and "(2) individuals who have previously received tuition reimbursement under the Tuition Reimbursement Program.
38 USC 4322.