H.R. 2536 (111th): Emergency Nursing Supply Relief Act


May 20, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 20, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Wexler

Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 20, 2009
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide relief for the shortage of nurses in the United States, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/20/2009--Introduced.Emergency Nursing Supply Relief Act - Amends the American Competitiveness in the Twenty-first Century Act of 2000 to lift until September 30, 2012, the numerical limitations on employment-based immigrants (and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 20, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2536”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3R, 2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 5924 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Apr 29, 2008

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Last Action: Mar 17, 2010

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