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[85 STAT. 448]
[85 STAT. 448]
PUBLIC LAW 92-000—MMMM. DD, 1971



PUBLIC LAW 92-157-NOV. 18, 1971

[85 STAT.

such fiscal year for projects described in clause (1) and not more than one-half of such sums may be used for such fiscal year for projects described in clause (2). "(c)(1) No grant may be made under this section unless an application therefor has been submitted to, and approved by, the Secretary. Such application shall be in such form, submitted in such manner, and contain such information as the Secretary shall by regulation prescribe. " (2) The amount of any grant under this section shall be determined by the Secretary. Payments under grants under this section may be made in advance or by way of reimbursement, and at such intervals and on such conditions, as the Secretary finds necessary. " (d) Each grant or contract under subsection (a) of this section must be coordinated with the regional medical program for the area in which the grant or contract will be carried out. u^g^ -pov the purpose of making payments pursuant to grants and contracts under this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $45,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, $90,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1973, and $135,000,000 for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1974. Funds appropriated under this subsection for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1972, shall remain available for obligation through September 30, 1972. "APPLICATIONS FOR CAPITATION, START-UP, SPECIAL PROJECT, AND FINANCIAL DISTRESS GRANTS

Ante, pp. 437 446.

Post, p. 460.

"SEC. 775. (a) The Secretary may from time to time set dates (not earlier than in the fiscal year preceding the year for which a grant is sought) by which applications for grants under section 770, 771, 772, or 773 for any fiscal year must be filed. " (b) To be eligible for a grant under section 770, 771, 772, or 773, the applicant must (1) be a public or other nonprofit school of medicine, osteopathy, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, pharmacy, or podiatry, and (2) be accredited by a recognized body or bodies approved for such purpose by the Commissioner of Education, except that the requirement of this clause shall be deemed to be satisfied if (A^ in the case of a school which by reason of no, or an insufficient, period of operation is not, at the time of application for a grant under this part, eligible for such accreditation, the Commissioner finds, after consultation with the appropriate accreditation body or bodies, that there is reasonable assurance that the school will meet the accreditation standards of such body or bodies prior to the beginning of the academic year following the normal graduation date of students who are in their first year of instruction at such school during the fiscal year in which the Secretary makes a final determination as to approval of the application, or (B) in the case of any other school, the Commissioner finds after such consultation and after consultation with the Secretary that there is reasonable ground to expect that, with the aid of a grant (or grants) under those sections, having regard for the purposes of the grant for which application is made, such school will meet such accreditation standards within a reasonable time. "(c) The Secretary shall not approve or disapprove any application for a grant under this part except after consultation with the National Advisory Council on Health Professions Education (established by section 725). " (d) A grant under section 770, 771, 772, or 773 may be made only if the application therefor— "(1) is approved by the Secretary upon his determination that the applicant (and its application) meet the applicable eligibility