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PUBLIC LAW 94-000—MMMM. DD, 1976

90 STAT. 2288

Breach of agreement, notification.

PUBLIC LAW 94-484—OCT. 12. 1976 to assist such individual in meeting the costs of beginning the practice of such individual's profession in accordance with such agreement, including the costs of acquiring equipment and renovating facilities for use in providing health services, and of h i r i n g nurses and other personnel to assist in providing health services. Such g r a n t may not be used for the purchase or construction of any building. " (b) The amount of the g r a n t under subsection (a) to an individual shall be— " (1) $12,500, if the individual agrees to practice his profession in accordance with the agreement for a period of at least one year, but less than two year s; or " (2) $25,000 if the individual agrees to practice his profession in accordance with the agreement for a period of a t least two years. " (c) The Secretary may not make a g r a n t under this section unless an application therefor has been submitted to, and approved by, the Secretary. " (d) I f the Secretary determines that an individual has breached a written agreement entered into under subsection (a), he shall, as soon j^g practicable after making such determination, notify the individual of such determination. I f within 120 days after the date of giving such notice, such individual is not practicing his profession in accordance with the agreement under such subsection and has not provided assurances satisfactory to the Secretary that he will not knowingly violate such agreement again, the United States shall be entitled to recover from such individual an amount determined under section 754(c), except that in applying the formula contained in such section, '0' snail be the sum of the amount of the g r a n t made under subsection (a) to such individual and the interest on such amount which would be payable if at the time it was paid it was a loan bearing interest a t the maximum legal prevailing rate, 't' shall be the number of months that such individual agreed to practice his profession under such agreement, and 's' shall be the number of months that such individual practices his profession in accordance with such agreement.

((AUTHORIZATION 42 USC 294y.

42 USC 294t °°*®'

Bte, p. 415.

OF APPROPRIATIONS

" SEC. 756. (a) There are authorized to be appropriated for scholarships under this subpart $75,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1978, $140,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979, and $200,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980. For the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981, and for each of the two succeeding fiscal years, there are authorized to be appropriated such sums as may be necessary to continue to make scholarship awards to students who have entered into written contracts under the Scholarship Program before October 1, 1980. " (b) Of the sums appropriated under this section (1) 90 percent shall be obligated for sdiolarships for medical, osteopathic, and dental students, and (2) 10 percent of such 90 percent shall be obligated for scholarships for dental students,". (2)(A) Except as provided in subparagraph (B), the amendment made by paragraph (1) of this subsection shall applj^ w i t h respect to scholarships awarded under the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program from appropriations for such Program for fiscal years beginning after September 30, 1977. (B) The provisions of section 2 2 5 (f)(1) of the P u b l i c Health Service Act (as in effect on September 30, 1977) prescribing the