All Information (Except Text) for S.1864 - Nurse Reinvestment Act 107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Mikulski, Barbara A. [D-MD] (Introduced 12/20/2001)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/04/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R. 3487, which became Public Law 107-205 on 8/1/2002.|
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Short Titles - Senate
Short Titles as Passed Senate
Nurse Reinvestment Act
Short Titles as Introduced
Nurse Reinvestment Act
Actions Overview (2)
|12/20/2001||Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S14065)|
|12/20/2001||Introduced in Senate|
12/20/2001 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S14065)
12/20/2001 Introduced in Senate
All Actions (6)
|02/04/2002||House||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
|01/23/2002||House||Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|
|01/23/2002-12:28pm||House||Received in the House.|
|01/23/2002||Senate||Message on Senate action sent to the House.|
|12/20/2001||Senate||Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S14065)|
|12/20/2001||Senate||Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13946-13947)|
02/04/2002 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
01/23/2002 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
01/23/2002 Received in the House.
01/23/2002 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/20/2001 Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S14065)
12/20/2001 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S13946-13947)
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Related Documents|
|House Energy and Commerce||01/23/2002||Referred to|
|House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health||02/04/2002||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Access to health care
- Career education
- College teachers
- Communication in medicine
- Community health services
- Congressional reporting requirements
- Continuing education
- Distance education
- Education of the disadvantaged
- Federal advisory bodies
- Federal aid to health facilities
- Federal aid to nursing education
- Higher education
- Home care services
- Hospices (Terminal care)
- Indian medical care
- Long-term care
- Long-term care facilities
- Medical residents
- Migrant labor
- Minorities in medicine
- Nursing homes
- Occupational health and safety
- Public health personnel
- Public service advertising
- Quality of care
- Recruiting of employees
- Rural health
- Rural hospitals
- Student loan funds
Latest Summary (2)
Shown Here:Nurse Reinvestment Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to permit the service required by the Nursing Workforce Development Student Loan Repayment program to be performed in a nursing home, in a hospice, in a home health agency, in a nurse-managed health center, or in a public health department, in addition to facilities where such service may currently be performed.
Passed Senate without amendment (12/20/2001)
Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a National Nurse Corps Scholarship program to provide scholarships to individuals seeking nursing education in exchange for service from such individuals in critical nursing shortage areas or facilities upon completion of such education. Sets forth eligibility, application, payment, and reporting requirements. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.
Requires the Secretary to award grants to schools of nursing and/or health care facilities to develop and support: (1) educational outreach programs to encourage entry into the profession, targeting primary, secondary, and other schools, the disadvantaged, underrepresented minorities, and underserved rural and urban communities; (2) career ladder programs; (3) gerontology curriculum and competencies and efforts to encourage long-term care nursing services for the elderly as a career choice; (4) nurse internship and residency programs; and (5) demonstrations of models and best practices in nursing care, including retention strategies. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.
Requires the Secretary to develop and administer a comprehensive national multi-media public education campaign to encourage pursuit of the nursing profession. Includes grants for similar State campaigns. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.
Requires the Secretary to award grants to area health education centers to develop models of excellence for nurses or expand existing school mentoring programs to include one for nurses. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.
Establishes for advanced degree nursing students: (1) a fast-track nursing faculty loan program, providing loan forgiveness in exchange for teaching services; and (2) a scholarship and stipend program. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.
Establishes a National Commission on the Recruitment and Retention of Nurses to make innovative and creative recommendations concerning recruitment, retention, and advancement. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2003 through 2007.