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[82 STAT. 782]
[82 STAT. 782]
PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

PUBLIC LAW 90-490-AUG. 16, 1968

782

78 Stat. 909. 42 USC 296a. Waiver.

Post, 786.

pp. 785,

"Full-time students."

[82 STAT.

during which such a grant is made the first-year enrollment of fulltime students in such school will exceed the average of the first-year enrollment of such students in such school for the two school years having the highest such enrollment during the five school years during the period of July 1, 1963, through June 30, 1968, by at least 21^^ per centum of such average first-year enrollment, or by five students, whichever is greater. The requirements of this subsection shall be in addition to the requirements of section 8 0 2 (b)(2)(D) of this Act, where applicable. The Secretary is authorized to waive (in whole or in part) the provisions of this subsection if he determines, after consultation with the National Advisory Council on Nurse Training, that the required increase in first-year enrollment of full-time student? in a school cannot, because of limitations of physical facilities available to the school for training, be accomplished without lowering the quality of training provided therein. "(c)(1) For the purposes of this part and part D, regulations of the Secretary shall include provisions relating to determination of the number of students enrolled in a school, or in a particular year-class in a school, or the number of graduates from a school, as the case may be, on the basis of estimates, or on the basis of the number of students who were enrolled in a school, or in particular year-class in a school, or were graduates from a school in earlier years, as the case may be, or on such basis as he deems appropriate for making such determination, and shall include methods of making such determination when a school or a year-class was not in existence m an earlier year at a school. "(2) For purposes of this part and part D, the term 'full-time students' (whether such term is used by itself or in connection with a particular year-class) means students pursuing a full-time course of study in an accredited program in a school of nursing." CONDITIONS OF ELIGIBILITY

42 USC 296296e.

SEC. 212. Part A of title VIII of the Public Health Service Act is amended by adding at' the end thereof the following new sections: a APPLICATIONS FOR GRANTS

"SEC. 807. (a) The Secretary may from time to time set dates (not earlier than in the fiscal year preceding the year for which a grant is sought) by which applications under section 805 or 806 for any fiscal year must be filed. "(b) The Secretary shall not approve or disapprove any application for a grant under this part except after consultation with the National Advisory Council on Nurse Training. "(c) A grant under section 805 or 806 may be made only if the application therefor— " (1) is from a public or nonprofit private school of nursing, or, in the case of grants under section 805, a public or nonprofit private agency, organization, or institution; "(2) contains or is supported by assurances satisfactory to the Secretary that the applicant will expend in carrying out its functions as a school of nursing, during the fiscal year for which such grant is sought, an amount of funds (other than funds for construction as determined by the Secretary) from non-Federal sources which are at least as great as the average amount of funds expended by such applicant for such purpose (excluding expenditures of a nonrecurring nature) in the three fiscal years immediately preceding the fiscal year for which such grant is sought; " (3) contains such additional information as the Secretary may