.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 3071 as follows:
Page 1, after line 4, insert:
"Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 144.1501, subdivision 1, is amended to
Subdivision 1. Definitions.
(a) For purposes of this section, the following definitions
(b) "Dentist" means an individual who is licensed to practice dentistry.
(c) "Designated rural area" means
an area defined as a small rural area or
1.9 isolated rural area according to the four category classifications of the Rural Urban
1.10 Commuting Area system developed for the United States Health Resources and Services
1.11 Administration a city or township that is:
1.12(1) outside the seven-county metropolitan area, as defined in section 473.121,
1.13subdivision 2; and
1.14(2) has a population under 15,000
(d) "Emergency circumstances" means those conditions that make it impossible for
the participant to fulfill the service commitment, including death, total and permanent
disability, or temporary disability lasting more than two years.
(e) "Medical resident" means an individual participating in a medical residency in
family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or psychiatry.
(f) "Midlevel practitioner" means a nurse practitioner, nurse-midwife, nurse
anesthetist, advanced clinical nurse specialist, or physician assistant.
(g) "Nurse" means an individual who has completed training and received all
licensing or certification necessary to perform duties as a licensed practical nurse or
(h) "Nurse-midwife" means a registered nurse who has graduated from a program of
study designed to prepare registered nurses for advanced practice as nurse-midwives.
(i) "Nurse practitioner" means a registered nurse who has graduated from a program
of study designed to prepare registered nurses for advanced practice as nurse practitioners.
(j) "Pharmacist" means an individual with a valid license issued under chapter 151.
(k) "Physician" means an individual who is licensed to practice medicine in the areas
of family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, or psychiatry.
(l) "Physician assistant" means a person licensed under chapter 147A.
(m) "Qualified educational loan" means a government, commercial, or foundation
loan for actual costs paid for tuition, reasonable education expenses, and reasonable living
expenses related to the graduate or undergraduate education of a health care professional.
(n) "Underserved urban community" means a Minnesota urban area or population
included in the list of designated primary medical care health professional shortage areas
(HPSAs), medically underserved areas (MUAs), or medically underserved populations
(MUPs) maintained and updated by the United States Department of Health and Human
Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
Amend the title accordingly