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PUBLIC LAW 97-000—MMMM. DD, 1981

PUBLIC LAW 97-35—AUG. 13, 1981

95 STAT. 913

opportunity to revise such contract to permit the individual to serve such period as a member of the National Health Service Corps who is not an employee of the United States. CHAPTER 2—HEALTH PROFESSIONS EDUCATION LIMITATION OF USE OF APPROPRIATIONS

SEC. 2715. Section 700 (42 U.S.C. 292) is repealed. DEFINITIONS

SEC. 2716. (a) Section 701(2) (42 U.S.C. 292a(2)) is amended to read as follows: "(2) The term 'nonprofit' refers to the status of an entity owned and operated by one or more corporations or associations no part of the net earnings of which inures, or may lawfully inure, to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.". (b) Section 701(4) is amended— (1) by striking out "a school which" and inserting in lieu thereof "an accredited public or nonprofit private school in a State that"; and (2) by adding at the end thereof the following: "The term 'graduate program in health administration' means an accredited graduate program in a public or nonprofit private institution in a State that provides training leading to a graduate degree in health administration or an equivalent degree.". (c) Section 701 is further amended— (1) by redesignating paragraphs (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), and (10) as paragraphs (6), (7), (8), (9), (11), and (12), respectively; (2) by inserting after paragraph (4) the following new paragraph: "(5) The term 'accredited', when applied to a school of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, podiatry, pharmacy, or public health, or a graduate program in health administration, means a school or program that is accredited by a recognized body or bodies approved for such purpose by the Secretary of Education, except that a new school or program that, by reason of an insufficient period of operation, is not, at the time of application for a grant or contract under this title, eligible for accreditation by such a recognized body or bodies, shall be deemed accredited for purposes of this title, if the Secretary of Education finds, after consultation with the appropriate accreditation body or bodies, that there is reasonable assurance that the school or program will meet the accreditation standards of such body or bodies prior to the beginning of the academic year following the normal graduation date of the first entering class in such school or program."; and (3) by inserting after paragraph (9) the following new paragraph: "(10) The term 'school of allied health' means a public or nonprofit private junior college, college, or university— "(A) which provides, or can provide, programs of education in a discipline of allied health leading to a baccalaureate or associate degree (or an equivalent degree of either) or to a more advanced degree; "(B) which provides training for not less than a total of twenty persons in the allied health curricula;