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


The text of the bill below is as of Dec 6, 2006 (Passed the House).


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109th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 4997

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

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

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Physicians for Underserved Areas Act.

2.

Waiver of foreign country residence requirement with respect to international medical graduates

Section 220(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 (8 U.S.C. 1182 note; Public Law 103–416) (as amended by section 1(a)(1) of Public Law 108–441) is amended by striking June 1, 2006. and inserting June 1, 2008..

3.

Effective date

The amendment made by section 2 shall take effect as if enacted on May 31, 2006.

Passed the House of Representatives December 6, 2006.

Karen L. Haas

Clerk.