ERIC Number: ED343499
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Oct-25
Reference Count: N/A
Health Professions Education Amendments of 1991. Report To Accompany H.R. 3508. House of Representatives, 102d Congress, 1st Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
This report presents a bill (H.R. 3508) to amend the Public Health Service Act, along with analysis, a report on hearings on the bill, cost estimates and the text of the legislation itself. text of the legislation itself. A section on its purpose explains that it revises and extends Titles VII and VIII which authorize programs relating to the education of individuals as health professionals. This reauthorization and reassessment places a priority on training in primary care delivery, particularly in underserved areas. The bill also drops programs that have not been funded in over two years and improves certain loan programs already in place. A discussion of the need for the legislation follows along with a summary of hearings listing witnesses that appeared, and Committee consideration. Next is a cost estimate from the Congressional Budget Office with detailed discussion of that estimate. There follows an inflationary impact statement and a section-by-section analysis of the bill. The complete text of Titles VII and VIII make up the final section of the report with changes, new text and omissions indicated throughout. (JB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Identifiers: Public Health Service Act