H.R.3591 - Pharmacy Education Aid Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large] (Introduced 11/21/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||12/04/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3591 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/21/2003)
Pharmacy Education Aid Act of 2003 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to permit payments of up to $35,000 on behalf of a qualifying individual with a pharmacy degree for the repayment of pharmacy education loans for each year (two-year minimum) that such person serves in a health care facility with a critical shortage of pharmacists. Provides for: (1) additional tax liability payments; (2) financial need preference; and (3) Federal repayment for recipient breach of agreement unless otherwise waived.
Directs the Secretary to make payments of up to $35,000 on behalf of a qualifying individual with a pharmacy degree or in the final year of such study for the repayment of pharmacy educational loans for each year (two-year minimum) that such person serves as a faculty member at a school of pharmacy which provides assistance to: (1) medically underserved areas; (2) prisons; (3) veterans or the armed forces; (4) the Indian Health Service; or (5) a disproportionate share hospital under the Social Security Act .