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PUBLIC LAW 95-000—MMMM. DD, 1978

PUBLIC LAW 95-622—NOV. 9, 1978

92 STAT. 3433

PART D—NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARDS EXTENSION OF AUTHORIZATIONS

SEC. 251. (a) Subsection (d) of section 472 is amended by striking 42 USC 289/-1. out "and" after "1977," and by inserting before the period at the end of the first sentence the following: ", $197,500,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1979, $210,000,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1980, and $222,500,000 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 1981". (b) Subsection (d) of such section is amended (1) by striking out "25 per centum" in the second sentence and inserting in lieu thereof "15 per centum", and (2) by inserting before the period "and not less than 50 per centum shall be made available for grants under subsection (a)(1)(B) for National Research Service Awards". (c) Subsection (d) of such section is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: "In any fiscal year not more than 4 per centum of the amount obligated to be expended under this section may be obligated for National Research Service Awards for periods of three months or less.". APPROVAL o r

AWARDS

SEC. 252. Paragraph (2) of subsection (b) of such section is amended by striking out 'Ihe award of National Research Service Awards by the Secretary under subsection (a) and the making of grants for such Awards" and inserting in lieu thereof "The making of grants under subsection (a)(1)(B) for National Research Service Awards". PERIOD OF AWARDS

SEC. 253. Paragraph (4) of subsection (b) of such section is amended to read as follows: "(4) The period of any National Research Service Award made to any individual under subsection (a) may not exceed— "(A) five years in the aggregate for predoctoral training, and "(B) three years in the aggregate for postdoctoral training, unless the Secretary for good cause shown waives the application of such limit to such individual." ADJUSTMENTS IN ALLOWANCES

SEC. 254. The first sentence of subsection (b)(5) of such section is amended by inserting after "dependency allowances)" the following: ", adjusted periodically to reflect increases in the cost of living". SERVICE OBLIGATION

SEC. 255. (a) Subparagraph (B) of subsection (c)(1) of such section is amended (1) by inserting "or" in clause (i) after "Corps,"^ (2) by striking, out clause (ii), and (3) by redesignating clause (iii) as clause (ii). (b)(1) Paragraph (2) of subsection (c) of such section is amended to read as follows: "(2) For each month for which an individual receives a National Research Service Award which is made for a period in excess of three months, such individual shall—

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