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28 Pa. Code § 10.1. Purpose.

§ 10.1. Purpose.

 (a)  The 1977-78 appropriations acts, act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 532, No. 27A) §  2 (Pennsylvania State University (Hershey)); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 537, No. 28A) §  2 (University of Pittsburgh); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 546, No. 30A) §  2 (Temple University); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 521, No. 16A) §  1 (Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 551, No. 31A) §  1 (Medical College of Pennsylvania); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 552, No. 32A) §  2 (University of Pennsylvania); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 555, No. 34A) §  1 (c) (Thomas Jefferson University); act of December 22, 1977 (P. L. 558, No. 36A) §  1 (c) (Hahnemann Medical College); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 19A) §  2 (Pennsylvania State University (Hershey)); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 21A) §  2 (University of Pittsburgh); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 20A) §  2 (Temple University); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 27A) §  2 (Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 30A) §  2 (Medical College of Pennsylvania); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 23A) §  2 (University of Pennsylvania); act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 28A) §  2 (Thomas Jefferson University); and act of June 20, 1978 (Act No. 29A) §  2 (Hahnemann Medical College) which provide for funds for the Commonwealth’s medical and osteopathic schools require that as a condition of receiving its 1977-78 appropriation, on or after January 1, 1978, and as a condition its 1978-79 appropriation, on or after January 1, 1979, the schools shall, when accepting first-year students for the next term, set aside 10% of the total number of admissions for students who agree that upon the completion of their medical training, they shall engage in the practice of medicine for a period of four years in an area termed ‘‘medically deprived’’ by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

 (b)  The purpose of this chapter is to fulfill the statutory requirement of the Department of Health to designate ‘‘medically deprived’’ areas in this Commonwealth.



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