H.R.2173 - Pharmacy Education Aid Act of 2001107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3] (Introduced 06/14/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2001 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
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Summary: H.R.2173 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Pharmacy Education Aid Act of 2001 - Amends the Public Health Act to include pharmacist services within the National Health Service Corps program of scholarships, including first-year pharmacy studies, loans, and funding.
Introduced in House (06/14/2001)
Authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants and contracts to qualifying pharmacy schools for: (1) student and faculty recruitment and retraining, with scholarship preference for students with financial need; (2) computer-based pharmaceutical education systems; and (3) facilities construction.
Authorizes the Secretary to establish a loan repayment program for qualifying individuals who become pharmacy school faculty.