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112 STAT. 3588 PUBLIC LAW 105-392—NOV. 13, 1998 "(f) Active service of commissioned officers of the Service shall be deemed to be active military service in the Armed Forces of the United States for purposes of all laws related to discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, ethnicity, age, religion, and disability.". (b) TRAINING IN LEAVE WITHOUT PAY STATUS. —Section 218 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 218a) is amended by adding at the end the following: "(c) A commissioned officer may be placed in leave without pay status while attending an educational institution or training program whenever the Secretary determines that such status is in the best interest of the Service. For purposes of computation of basic pay, promotion, retirement, compensation for injury or death, and the benefits provided by sections 212 and 224, an officer in such status pursuant to the preceding sentence shall be considered as performing service in the Service and shall have an active service obligation as set forth in subsection (b) of this section.". (c) UTILIZATION OF ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE RECORDS THAT APPLY TO THE ARMED FORCES. —Section 543(e) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 290dd-2(e)) is amended by striking "Armed Forces" each place that such term appears and inserting "Uniformed Services". SEC. 403. CUNICAL TRAINEESHIPS. Section 303(d)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 242a(d)(l)) is amended by inserting "counseling," after "family therapy,". SEC. 404. PROJECT GRANTS FOR SCREENINGS, REFERRALS, AND EDU- CATION REGARDING LEAD POISONING. Section 317A(1)(1) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247b-l(l)(l)) is amended by striking "1998" and inserting "2002". SEC. 405. PROJECT GRANTS FOR PREVENTIVE HEALTH SERVICES REGARDING TUBERCULOSIS. Section 317E(g) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247b-6(g)(l)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1)— (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking "1998" and inserting "2002"; and (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking "$50,000,000" and inserting "25 percent"; and (2) in paragraph (2), by striking "1998" and inserting " 2002". SEC. 406. CDC LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM. Section 317F of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247b- 7) is amended— (1) in subsection (a)(1), by striking "$20,000" and inserting " $35,000 "; (2) in subsection (c), by striking "1998" and inserting " 2002"; and (3) by adding at the end the following: "(d) AVAILABILITY OF APPROPRIATIONS. —Amounts appropriated for a fiscal year for contracts under subsection (a) shall remain available until the expiration of the second fiscal year beginning after the fiscal year for which the amounts were appropriated.".