S. 2210 (105th): Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1998


Jun 24, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 24, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Durbin

Senator from Illinois



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Last Updated: Jun 24, 1998
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the requirements for the admission of nonimmigrant nurses who will practice in health professional shortage areas.

Summary (CRS)

6/24/1998--Introduced.Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1998 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a nonimmigrant classification for (nonimmigrant) nurses in health professional shortage areas.Sets forth admissions ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 24, 1998

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2210”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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