Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 3.djvu/971

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PUBLIC LAW 101-527—NOV. 6, 1990 104 STAT. 2323 regarding the educational preparation of disadvantaged students, including minority students, to enter the health professions and regarding the recruitment of such individuals into the health professions; "(D) to establish a mentor program for assisting disadvantaged students, including minority students, regarding the completion of the educational requirements for degrees from the school; "(E) to be carrying out each of the activities specified in any of subparagraphs (A) through (D) by not later than 1 year after the date on which the first Federal capital contribution is made to the school for purposes of paragraph (1); and "(F) to continue carrying out such activities, and the activities specified in subparagraphs (A) and (B) of paragraph (2), throughout the period during which the student loan fund established pursuant to subsection (b) is in operation. "(4) With respect to amounts appropriated under subsection (a) of section 742, Federal capital contributions made pursuant to an agreement under subsection (b) of this subsection to the student loan fund of a school from such amounts, together with the school contributions appropriate under subsection (b)(2)(B) to the amount of the Federal capital contributions, may be utilized for the purpose of making loans to individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.'. (b) DEFINITION WITH RESPECT TO INDIVIDUALS FROM DISADVAN- TAGED BACKGROUNDS. — Section 740 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended by subsection (a) of this section, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) For purposes of this section, the term 'disadvantaged', with respect to an individual, shall be defined by the Secretary.'. (c) AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.— Section 742 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 294o) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(c)(l) With respect to making Federal capital contributions to student loan funds for purposes of section 740(c), there is authorized to be appropriated for such contributions $15,000,000 for each of the fiscal years 1991 through 1993. "(2) In making Federal capitel contributions to student loan funds for purposes of section 740(c), the Secretary shall give special consideration to health professions schools that have enrollments of underrepresented minorities above the national average for health professions schools.". SEC. 6. ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS STUDENTS FROM DISADVANTAGED BACKGROUNDS. Part C of title VII of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 294 et seq.) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new subpart: "Subpart VI—Assistance for Students From Disadvantaged Backgrounds "SEC. 760. GRANTS FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER PURPOSES. 42 USC 294bb. "(a) ESTABLISHMENT OF PROGRAM.— "(1) IN GENERAL.—The Secretary may make grants to health professions schools for the purpose of assisting such schools, subject to subsection (e), in providing scholarships to individuals who—