ERIC Number: ED066122
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Dec-20
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The Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971: Legislative History and Analysis of Major Provisions.
The Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971 significantly amends the Health Professions Educational Assistance Programs contained in the Public Health Service Act. Originally authorized by the Health Professions Education Assistance Act of 1963, the programs provide Federal financial assistance to schools of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, podiatry, pharmacy, and public health. The purpose of this report is to describe the legislative history of the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971 and to analyze its major provisions. Part 1 summarizes the major legislative programs enacted since 1963 that authorized Federal assistance for health professions education. Part 2 outlines the major health manpower bills introduced in the 92nd Congress to extend the HPEA programs in existing law. Parts 3 and 4 describe House and Senate Action on these bills, and Part 5 discusses in detail the major provisions and substantive changes in the particular programs authorized by the enactment of the Comprehensive Health Manpower Training Act of 1971. (Author/HS)
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Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service.