2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-697.12. Cost-sharing scholarship program for physician services at correctional facilities.

Universal Citation: 70 OK Stat § 70-697.12 (2018)

The Physician Manpower Training Commission shall establish and administer a cost-sharing scholarship program for the provision of physician services at the various correctional facilities under the Department of Corrections and the surrounding or nearby communities. Except as otherwise specified herein, the scholarship program shall be administered pursuant to the requirements prescribed by law for and as part of the Oklahoma Community Education Scholarship Program. Each scholarship available hereunder shall be funded on a percentage cost-sharing basis as follows: One-half (1/2) of the costs to be provided by the Commission, one-fourth (1/4) of the costs to be provided by the Department of Corrections and one-fourth (1/4) of the costs to be provided by a community. Each physician, who has participated in the scholarship program hereunder, shall devote one-half (1/2) of his or her professional time to medical care and treatment of inmates at a state correctional facility and one-half (1/2) of his or her professional time to medical services in the community which shared the cost of a scholarship hereunder, for the period of time as required under the Oklahoma Community Education Scholarship Program.

Laws 1979, c. 250, § 3.

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