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

Introduced:

Mar 16, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jan 12, 2007

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

Law:

Pub.L. 109-477

Sponsor:

Jerry Moran

Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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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History

Mar 16, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 2006
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 6, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jan 12, 2007
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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