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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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.
Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2006
Length: 1 pages
To extend for 2 years the authority to grant waivers of the foreign country residence requirement with respect to certain international medical graduates.
1/12/2007--Public Law.Physicians for Underserved Areas Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994, as amended, to extend the J-1 visa (medical services in underserved areas) program ... Read more >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4997”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 15, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4997 — 109th Congress: Physicians for Underserved Areas Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr4997
“H.R. 4997 — 109th Congress: Physicians for Underserved Areas Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr4997>
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