S. 2192 (112th): National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2012

Introduced:
Mar 15, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Mark Pryor
Senior Senator from Arkansas
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 15, 2012
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
S. 1445 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 01, 2013

H.R. 1195 (Related)
National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 15, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 15, 2012
Referred to Committee Mar 15, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of optometrists in the National Health Service Corps scholarship and loan repayment programs, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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3/15/2012--Introduced.
National Health Service Corps Improvement Act of 2012- Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the definition of "primary health services" for purposes of the National Health Service Corps to include optometry health services.
Includes optometrists within: (1) the fellowship program for the delivery of primary health services in health professional shortage areas, (2) the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program, and (3) the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program.

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