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APPEND IX V PERTINENT SECTIONS OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH S DEVICE AWARD ACT OF 197 ~ Title I of the National Research Act off ~ 974, PL 93-348 July 12, 1974

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SHORT TITLE Sec . ID ~ . This title may be cited as the "National Research Service Award Act of 1974". FINDINGS AND DECLARAT ICH OF PURPOS E Sec. 10 2. (a, Congress finds and declares that-- { 1 ) the success and continued viability of the Federal biomedical and behavioral yes earch ef f ort depends on the availability of excell ent scientists and a network of institutions of excels ence capable of producing superior res earch personne I; (2} direct support of the training of scientists for careers in biomedical and behavioral research is an appropriate arid necessary role for th e Federal Government; and (3) graduate res earch assistance programs should be the key elements in the training programs of the institutes of the National Institutes of Health and the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Admini Stratton. {b) It is the purpose of this title to increase the capability of the institutes of the National Institutes of Heal th and the Alcohols Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Again istraticn to carry out their responsibility of maintaining a superior nationa l program of res earch into the physical and mental diseases and impairments of man... NATIONAL RESEP.RCH SERVICE AWARDS Sec. 472. tale.. (3) Effective July 1, 1975, National Research Service Awards may be made for research or res earch training in only those subj ect areas for which, as determined under section 473 f there is a need for personn el . ~ . STUDIES RESPECTING BIOMEDICAL AN BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH PERSONNEL Sec. 473. (a) The Secretary stalls in accordance with subsection (b), arrange for the conduct of a continuing study to 139

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(~) establish {A) the Nation' s overall need for biomedical and behavioral research personnel, (B. the sub ject areas in which such personnel ar e needed and the number of such persor~nel needed in each such area, and (C' the kinds and extent of training which should be provided such personnel; (2) assess (A) current training programs available f or the training of biomedical and behavioral research personnel which are conducted under this Act at or through institutes under the National Institutes of Health and the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Admin istration, and (B) other current training programs avail able for the training of such personnel; (3 ~ id entity the kinds of r es earch pos itions avail able to and held by individuals completing such programs; (4, determine, to the extent feasible, whether the programs referred to in Cal au se (B. of paragraph (2) would be adequate to meet the needs established under paragraph ~1, if the programs referred to in- clause (A) of paragraph {2, were terminated; and (5 ~ determine what modif ications in the programs referred to in paragraph (2) are required to meet the needs established! under paragraph ( 1~ . (b) ( 1~ The S ecretary shall request the National Academy of Scienc es to conduct the study required by subsection (a) under an arrangement under which the actual expenses incurred by such Academy in conducting such study wil ~ be paid by the Secretary. If the National Academy of Sciences is wit ling to do so, the Secretary shall enter into such an arrangement with such Academy f or the conduct o f such study . (2) If the National Academy of Sciences is unwi' ling to conduct such study under such an arrangement, then the Secretary shall enter into a similar arrangement with other appropriate nonprofit private groups or associations under which such groups or as sociations wi ll conduct such study and prepare and submit the reports thereon as provided in subsection (c). (c) A report on the results of such study shall be submi tted by the Secretary to the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce of the Louse of Representatives and the Committee on Labor and Public Welf are of the S enate not later than March 31 of each year 140