H.R. 1933 (112th): To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the requirements for admission of nonimmigrant nurses in health professional shortage areas.


May 23, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on August 1, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate.


Lamar Smith

Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district



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Last Updated: Aug 1, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
8/1/2011--Passed House amended.Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act with respect to the admission of nonimmigrant nurses (H-1C visa) in health professional shortage areas to: (1) permit a one-time three-year extension ... Read more >
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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1933” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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May 23, 2011
Reported by Committee
Jun 23, 2011
Passed House
Aug 1, 2011
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4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Aug 1, 2011 2:54 p.m.
Passed 407/17

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