Section 16-47-126

Repayment of loans by performing certain services.

The loan or any part thereof shall be repaid by engaging in full-time clinical practice, as defined in the regulations of the board, in one of the following ways, in accordance with a contract approved by the Board of Medical Scholarship Awards:

(1) Practice for a period equal to one year of practice for each year the individual received a loan in a community of less than 5,000 population which is in an area within Alabama identified by the board as medically underserved.

(2) Practice for a period equal to one and one-fourth years of practice for each year the individual received a loan in a community of more than 5,000 population and less than 15,000 population which is in an area within Alabama identified by the board as medically underserved.

(3) Practice for a period equal to one and one-half years of practice for each year the individual received a loan in a community of more than 15,000 but less than 50,000 population which is in an area within Alabama identified by the board as medically underserved.

(Acts 1977, No. 663, p. 1125, §7; Acts 1994, No. 94-103, p. 110, §1.)