H.R. 3536 (107th): Nursing Shortage State Response Act of 2001


Dec 19, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 19, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Clement

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2001
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Full Title

To clarify authority of States to establish licensing and training programs for new positions and categories of nursing assistants to relieve the shortage of nurses and the availability of Medicare funding for such new positions and categories.

Summary (CRS)

Nursing Shortage State Response Act of 2001 - States that nothing in the Social Security Act shall prevent a State from creating new positions and categories of nursing assistants and ... Read more >

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Dec 19, 2001

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