H.R. 4997 (109th): Physicians for Underserved Areas Act


Mar 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 12, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 12, 2007.


Pub.L. 109-477


Jerry Moran

Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2006
Length: 1 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To extend for 2 years the authority to grant waivers of the foreign country residence requirement with respect to certain international medical graduates.

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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2006

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4997” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Mar 16, 2006
Reported by Committee
Sep 27, 2006
Passed House
Dec 6, 2006
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Dec 9, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 12, 2007


6 cosponsors (5D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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