2018 US Code
Title 10 - Armed Forces
Subtitle E - Reserve Components
Part IV - Training for Reserve Components and Educational Assistance Programs
Chapter 1609 - Education Loan Repayment Programs
Sec. 16302 - Education loan repayment program: health professions officers serving in Selected Reserve with wartime critical medical skill shortages

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Citation 10 U.S.C. § 16302 (2018)
Section Name §16302. Education loan repayment program: health professions officers serving in Selected Reserve with wartime critical medical skill shortages
Section Text

(a) Under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense and subject to the other provisions of this section, the Secretary concerned may repay—

(1) a loan made, insured, or guaranteed under part B of title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1071 et seq.);

(2) any loan made under part D of such title (the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program, 20 U.S.C. 1087a et seq.); or

(3) a loan made under part E of such title (20 U.S.C. 1087aa et seq.) after October 1, 1975;

(4) a health professions education loan made or insured under part A of title VII of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 292 et seq.) or under part B of title VIII of such Act (42 U.S.C. 297 et seq.); and

(5) a loan made, insured, or guaranteed through a recognized financial or educational institution if that loan was used to finance education regarding a basic professional qualifying degree (as determined under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense) or graduate education in a health profession that the Secretary of Defense determines to be critically needed in order to meet identified wartime combat medical skill shortages.


(b) The Secretary concerned may repay loans described in subsection (a) only in the case of a person who—

(1) performs satisfactory service as an officer in the Selected Reserve of an armed force; and

(2) possesses professional qualifications, or is enrolled in a program of education leading to professional qualifications, in a health profession that the Secretary of Defense has determined to be needed critically in order to meet identified wartime combat medical skill shortages.


(c)(1) The amount of any repayment of a loan made under this section on behalf of any person shall be determined on the basis of each complete year of service that is described in subsection (b)(1) and performed by the person after the date on which the loan was made.

(2) The annual maximum amount of a loan that may be repaid under this section shall be the same as the maximum amount in effect for the same year under subsection (e)(2) of section 2173 of this title for the education loan repayment program under such section.

(d) The authority provided in this section shall apply only in the case of a person first appointed as a commissioned officer on or before December 31, 2019.

Source Credit

(Added Pub. L. 99–145, title VI, §671(a)(1), Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 662, §2172; amended Pub. L. 100–180, div. A, title VII, §713, Dec. 4, 1987, 101 Stat. 1112; Pub. L. 101–189, div. A, title VII, §701(a)–(c), Nov. 29, 1989, 103 Stat. 1467; Pub. L. 102–484, div. A, title VI, §612(f), Oct. 23, 1992, 106 Stat. 2421; Pub. L. 103–160, div. A, title VI, §613(f), Nov. 30, 1993, 107 Stat. 1681; renumbered §16302 and amended Pub. L. 103–337, div. A, title VI, §613(e), title X, §1070(a)(9), title XVI, §1663(d)(2), Oct. 5, 1994, 108 Stat. 2783, 2855, 3009; Pub. L. 104–106, div. A, title VI, §613(h), title X, §1079(c), Feb. 10, 1996, 110 Stat. 360, 452; Pub. L. 104–201, div. A, title VI, §613(g), Sept. 23, 1996, 110 Stat. 2544; Pub. L. 105–85, div. A, title VI, §611(h), Nov. 18, 1997, 111 Stat. 1785; Pub. L. 105–261, div. A, title VI, §§611(h), 654, Oct. 17, 1998, 112 Stat. 2039, 2052; Pub. L. 106–65, div. A, title VI, §611(h), Oct. 5, 1999, 113 Stat. 650; Pub. L. 106–398, §1 [[div. A], title VI, §621(h)], Oct. 30, 2000, 114 Stat. 1654, 1654A–151; Pub. L. 107–107, div. A, title VI, §611(h), Dec. 28, 2001, 115 Stat. 1135; Pub. L. 107–314, div. A, title VI, §612(b), Dec. 2, 2002, 116 Stat. 2567; Pub. L. 108–136, div. A, title VI, §612(b), Nov. 24, 2003, 117 Stat. 1501; Pub. L. 108–375, div. A, title VI, §§612(b), 662, Oct. 28, 2004, 118 Stat. 1947, 1974; Pub. L. 109–163, div. A, title VI, §622(b), Jan. 6, 2006, 119 Stat. 3294; Pub. L. 109–364, div. A, title VI, §612(b), Oct. 17, 2006, 120 Stat. 2248; Pub. L. 110–181, div. A, title VI, §612(b), Jan. 28, 2008, 122 Stat. 148; Pub. L. 110–417, [div. A], title V, §547, title VI, §612(b), Oct. 14, 2008, 122 Stat. 4466, 4484; Pub. L. 111–84, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Oct. 28, 2009, 123 Stat. 2353; Pub. L. 111–383, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Jan. 7, 2011, 124 Stat. 4236; Pub. L. 112–81, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Dec. 31, 2011, 125 Stat. 1449; Pub. L. 112–239, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Jan. 2, 2013, 126 Stat. 1776; Pub. L. 113–66, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Dec. 26, 2013, 127 Stat. 780; Pub. L. 113–291, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Dec. 19, 2014, 128 Stat. 3400; Pub. L. 114–92, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Nov. 25, 2015, 129 Stat. 838; Pub. L. 114–328, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Dec. 23, 2016, 130 Stat. 2158; Pub. L. 115–91, div. A, title VI, §612(a)(2), Dec. 12, 2017, 131 Stat. 1421; Pub. L. 115–232, div. A, title VI, §611(b)(2), Aug. 13, 2018, 132 Stat. 1797.)

Editorial Notes REFERENCES IN TEXT

The Higher Education Act of 1965, referred to in subsec. (a)(1) to (3), is Pub. L. 89–329, Nov. 8, 1965, 79 Stat. 1219. Parts B, D, and E of title IV of the Act are classified to parts B (§1071 et seq.), D (§1087a et seq.), and E (§1087aa et seq.), respectively, of subchapter IV of chapter 28 of Title 20, Education. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 1001 of Title 20 and Tables.

The Public Health Service Act, referred to in subsec. (a)(4), is act July 1, 1944, ch. 373, 58 Stat. 682, as amended. Part A of title VII of the Act is classified generally to part A (§292 et seq.) of subchapter V of chapter 6A of Title 42, The Public Health and Welfare. Part B of title VIII of the Act is classified generally to part B (§297 et seq.) of subchapter VI of chapter 6A of Title 42. For complete classification of this Act to the Code, see Short Title note set out under section 201 of Title 42 and Tables.

AMENDMENTS

2018—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 115–232 substituted "December 31, 2019" for "December 31, 2018".

2017—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 115–91 substituted "December 31, 2018" for "December 31, 2017".

2016—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 114–328 substituted "December 31, 2017" for "December 31, 2016".

2015—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 114–92 substituted "December 31, 2016" for "December 31, 2015".

2014—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 113–291 substituted "December 31, 2015" for "December 31, 2014".

2013—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 113–66 substituted "December 31, 2014" for "December 31, 2013".

Pub. L. 112–239 substituted "December 31, 2013" for "December 31, 2012".

2011—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 112–81 substituted "December 31, 2012" for "December 31, 2011".

Pub. L. 111–383 substituted "December 31, 2011" for "December 31, 2010".

2009—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 111–84 substituted "December 31, 2010" for "December 31, 2009".

2008—Subsec. (c)(2), (3). Pub. L. 110–417, §547, added par. (2) and struck out former pars. (2) and (3) which read as follows:

"(2) Subject to paragraph (3), the amount of a loan that may be repaid under this section on behalf of any person may not exceed $20,000 for each year of service described in paragraph (1).

"(3) The total amount that may be repaid on behalf of any person under this section may not exceed $50,000."

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 110–417, §612(b), substituted "on or before December 31, 2009" for "before January 1, 2009".

Pub. L. 110–181 substituted "January 1, 2009" for "January 1, 2008".

2006—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 109–364 substituted "January 1, 2008" for "January 1, 2007".

Pub. L. 109–163 substituted "January 1, 2007" for "January 1, 2006".

2004—Subsec. (a)(5). Pub. L. 108–375, §662, inserted "a basic professional qualifying degree (as determined under regulations prescribed by the Secretary of Defense) or graduate education in" after "regarding".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 108–375, §612(b), substituted "January 1, 2006" for "January 1, 2005".

2003—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 108–136 substituted "January 1, 2005" for "January 1, 2004".

2002—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 107–314 substituted "January 1, 2004" for "January 1, 2003".

2001—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 107–107 substituted "January 1, 2003" for "January 1, 2002".

2000—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 106–398 substituted "January 1, 2002" for "January 1, 2001".

1999—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 106–65 substituted "January 1, 2001" for "January 1, 2000".

1998—Subsec. (b)(2). Pub. L. 105–261, §654(a), inserted ", or is enrolled in a program of education leading to professional qualifications," after "possesses professional qualifications".

Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 105–261, §654(b)(1), substituted "$20,000" for "$3,000".

Subsec. (c)(3). Pub. L. 105–261, §654(b)(2), substituted "$50,000" for "$20,000".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–261, §611(h), substituted "January 1, 2000" for "October 1, 1999".

1997—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 105–85 substituted "October 1, 1999" for "October 1, 1998".

1996—Subsec. (a)(2) to (5). Pub. L. 104–106, §1079(c), added par. (2) and redesignated former pars. (2) to (4) as (3) to (5), respectively.

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 104–201 substituted "October 1, 1998" for "October 1, 1997".

Pub. L. 104–106, §613(h), substituted "October 1, 1997" for "October 1, 1996".

1994—Pub. L. 103–337, §1663(d)(2), renumbered section 2172 of this title as this section and substituted "Education loan repayment program: health professions officers serving in Selected Reserve with wartime critical medical skill shortages" for "Education loans for certain health professionals who serve in the Selected Reserve" as section catchline.

Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 103–337, §1070(a)(9), substituted "health professions education loan" for "health education assistance loan", "part A" for "part C", and "42 U.S.C. 292" for "42 U.S.C. 294".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–337, §613(e), substituted "October 1, 1996" for "October 1, 1995".

1993—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 103–160 substituted "October 1, 1995" for "October 1, 1993".

1992—Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 102–484 substituted "October 1, 1993" for "October 1, 1992".

1989—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 101–189, §701(c)(1), struck out "a portion of" before "a loan made".

Subsec. (a)(4). Pub. L. 101–189, §701(a), added par. (4).

Subsec. (c)(2). Pub. L. 101–189, §701(c)(2), substituted "amount of" for "portion of".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 101–189, §701(b), substituted "October 1, 1992" for "October 1, 1990".

1987—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 100–180, §713(a), inserted "or under part B of title VIII of such Act (42 U.S.C. 297 et seq.)".

Subsec. (d). Pub. L. 100–180, §713(b), substituted "October 1, 1990" for "October 1, 1988".

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 2008 AMENDMENT

Amendment by Pub. L. 110–181 effective as of Dec. 31, 2007, and subject to various special provisions, see section 610 of Pub. L. 110–181, set out as a Correction of Lapsed Authorities for Payment of Bonuses, Special Pays, and Similar Benefits for Members of the Uniformed Services note under section 2130a of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE OF 1994 AMENDMENT

Amendment by section 1663(d)(2) of Pub. L. 103–337 effective Dec. 1, 1994, except as otherwise provided, see section 1691 of Pub. L. 103–337, set out as an Effective Date note under section 10001 of this title.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Pub. L. 99–145, title VI, §671(b)(2), Nov. 8, 1985, 99 Stat. 663, provided that: "The authority provided under section 2172 [now 16302] of title 10, United States Code, as added by subsection (a), shall apply only—

"(A) in the case of a person who is first appointed as a commissioned officer of an Armed Force after September 30, 1985; and

"(B) with respect to service performed after that date."

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 10 - ARMED FORCES
Subtitle E - Reserve Components
PART IV - TRAINING FOR RESERVE COMPONENTS AND EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS
CHAPTER 1609 - EDUCATION LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAMS
Sec. 16302 - Education loan repayment program: health professions officers serving in Selected Reserve with wartime critical medical skill shortages
Contains section 16302
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 58 Stat. 682
79 Stat. 1219
99 Stat. 662, 663
101 Stat. 1112
103 Stat. 1467
106 Stat. 2421
107 Stat. 1681
108 Stat. 2783
110 Stat. 360, 2544
111 Stat. 1785
112 Stat. 2039
113 Stat. 650
114 Stat. 1654
115 Stat. 1135
116 Stat. 2567
117 Stat. 1501
118 Stat. 1947
119 Stat. 3294
120 Stat. 2248
122 Stat. 148, 4466
123 Stat. 2353
124 Stat. 4236
125 Stat. 1449
126 Stat. 1776
127 Stat. 780
128 Stat. 3400
129 Stat. 838
130 Stat. 2158
131 Stat. 1421
132 Stat. 1797
Public Law References Public Law 89-329, Public Law 99-145, Public Law 100-180, Public Law 101-189, Public Law 102-484, Public Law 103-160, Public Law 103-337, Public Law 104-106, Public Law 104-201, Public Law 105-85, Public Law 105-261, Public Law 106-65, Public Law 106-398, Public Law 107-107, Public Law 107-314, Public Law 108-136, Public Law 108-375, Public Law 109-163, Public Law 109-364, Public Law 110-181, Public Law 110-417, Public Law 111-84, Public Law 111-383, Public Law 112-81, Public Law 112-239, Public Law 113-66, Public Law 113-291, Public Law 114-92, Public Law 114-328, Public Law 115-91, Public Law 115-232
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