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S. 1550 (109th): A bill to extend until September 30, 2008, changes to requirements for admission of nonimmigrant nurses in health professional shortage areas made by the Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Act of 1999, and for other purposes.

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Richard Durbin

Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 28, 2005
Length: 3 pages
Jul 28, 2005
109th Congress (2005–2006)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1285: Nursing Relief for Disadvantaged Areas Reauthorization Act of 2005
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2006. (compare text)


Jul 28, 2005

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S. 1550 (109th) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1550. This is the one from the 109th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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