Text of the To amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from ...

...health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations.

The text of the bill below is as of Mar 29, 2011 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1216

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 29, 2011

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

A BILL

To amend the Public Health Service Act to convert funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations.

1.

Converting funding for graduate medical education in qualified teaching health centers from direct appropriations to an authorization of appropriations

(a)

In general

Section 340H of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 256h), as added by section 5508(c) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148), is amended—

(1)

in subsection (b)(2)(A), by striking under subsection (g) each place it appears and inserting pursuant to subsection (g);

(2)

in subsection (d)(2)(B), by striking in subsection (g) and inserting pursuant to subsection (g); and

(3)

by amending subsection (g) to read as follows:

(g)

Authorization of appropriations

To carry out this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $46,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2012 through 2015.

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(b)

Rescission of unobligated funds

Of the amounts made available by such section 340H (42 U.S.C. 256h), the unobligated balance is rescinded.

(c)

Technical correction

The second subpart XI of part D of title III of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 256i), as added by section 10333 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111–148), is amended—

(1)

by redesignating subpart XI as subpart XII; and

(2)

by redesignating section 340H of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 256i) as section 340I.