H.R. 3200/Division C/Title II/Subtitle D/Part 1

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==PART 1 — Health Professions Training for Diversity==

Sec. 2241. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students, Loan Repayments and Fellowships Regarding Faculty Positions, and Educational Assistance in the Health Professions Regarding Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds.[edit]

Paragraph (1) of section 738(a) (42 U.S.C. 293b(a)) is amended by striking “not more than $20,000” and all that follows through the end of the paragraph and inserting: “not more than $35,000 (plus, beginning with fiscal year 2012, an amount determined by the Secretary on an annual basis to reflect inflation) of the principal and interest of the educational loans of such individuals.”


Sec. 2242. for Disadvantaged Students.[edit]

Subsection (b) of section 821 (42 U.S.C. 296m) is amended—
(1) in the heading, by striking “Guidance” and inserting “Consultation”; and
(2) by striking “shall take into consideration” and all that follows through “consult with nursing associations” and inserting “shall, as appropriate, consult with nursing associations”.


Sec. 2243. Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students.[edit]

Title VII (42 U.S.C. 292 et seq.) is amended by inserting after section 739 the following:


“SEC. 739A. Coordination of diversity and cultural competency programs.
“The Secretary shall, to the extent practicable, coordinate the activities carried out under this part and section 821 in order to enhance the effectiveness of such activities and avoid duplication of effort.”.