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Short Titles as Introduced

Substance Abuse Treatment Corps Act

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Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a Substance Abuse Treatment Corps.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
05/17/1990Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
05/29/1990Referred to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
05/17/1990Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/17/1990Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/17/1990 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health and Environment05/29/1990 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/17/1990)

Substance Abuse Treatment Corps Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Public Health Service the Substance Abuse Treatment Corps to increase the availability of treatment for alcohol and drug abuse in geographic areas with a significant incidence of abuse and an inadequate availability of services. Allows the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out such purpose only through assigning Corps members to provide services for such areas.

Allows the Secretary to assign a Corps member to an entity only if the entity, among other requirements, enters into an agreement with the Secretary regarding the allocation, between the Secretary and the entity, of costs relating to the assignment.

Directs the Secretary to establish a program of entering into contracts with students in specified fields under which the students agree to serve in the Corps upon obtaining their degree in consideration of the Federal Government agreeing to pay tuition, other expenses, and a stipend. Applies, except as inconsistent, provisions relating to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program to this program.

Directs the Secretary to establish a program of entering into contracts with individuals who have been licensed or certified in certain fields, or who are students in such fields, under which the individuals agree to serve in the Corps in consideration of the Federal Government agreeing to repay up to a specified sum of educational loans of the individuals. Applies, except as inconsistent, provisions relating to the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program to this program.

Authorizes appropriations for the scholarship and loan repayment programs established by this Act.