Summary: S.246 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.246. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (02/04/2021)

Future Advancement of Academic Nursing Act or the FAAN Act

This bill authorizes the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to award grants to nursing schools to increase capacity to respond to public health emergencies and pandemics and otherwise enhance nursing education programs.

In awarding these grants, HRSA shall prioritize historically Black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions, schools that are located in medically underserved communities, and schools in areas with shortages of health professionals.