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2013 Senate Bill 648: Authorize state grants to certain doctors

Public Act 172 of 2014

Introduced by Sen. John Moolenaar (R) on October 24, 2013 To expand a state scholarship that subsidizes the medical school loans for a student who agrees to provide specified primary care services in an area of the state deemed to have a shortage of such providers. The bill would expand the program to dentists and increase the maximum subsidy to $200,000. Different parts of these provisions are contained in a package comprised of this and Senate Bill 649.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on October 24, 2013
Reported in the Senate on February 4, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on March 6, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 6, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on March 11, 2014 (same description)
To expand a state scholarship that subsidizes the medical school loans for a student who agrees to provide specified primary care services in an area of the state deemed to have a shortage of such providers. The bill would expand the program to dentists and increase the maximum subsidy to $200,000. Different parts of these provisions are contained in a package comprised of this and Senate Bill 649.
Received in the House on March 11, 2014
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on March 11, 2014
Reported in the House on April 30, 2014 Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 104 to 6 in the House on May 21, 2014 (same description)
To expand a state scholarship that subsidizes the medical school loans for a student who agrees to provide specified primary care services in an area of the state deemed to have a shortage of such providers. The bill would expand the program to dentists and increase the maximum subsidy to $200,000. Different parts of these provisions are contained in a package comprised of this and Senate Bill 649.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on June 12, 2014

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