191.600. 1. Sections 191.600 to 191.615 establish a loan repayment program for graduates of approved medical schools, schools of osteopathic medicine, schools of dentistry and accredited chiropractic colleges who practice in areas of defined need and shall be known as the "Health Professional Student Loan Repayment Program". Sections 191.600 to 191.615 shall apply to graduates of accredited chiropractic colleges when federal guidelines for chiropractic shortage areas are developed.
2. The "Health Professional Student Loan and Loan Repayment Program Fund" is hereby created in the state treasury. All funds recovered from an individual pursuant to section 191.614 and all funds generated by loan repayments and penalties received pursuant to section 191.540 shall be credited to the fund. The moneys in the fund shall be used by the department of health and senior services to provide loan repayments pursuant to section 191.611 in accordance with sections 191.600 to 191.614 and to provide loans pursuant to sections 191.500 to 191.550.
(L. 1988 H.B. 1380 §§ 1, 9, A.L. 1993 H.B. 564, A.L. 2001 H.B. 567 merged with S.B. 393)
Missouri General Assembly