[United States Statutes at Large, Volume 120, 109th Congress, 2nd Session]
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120 STAT. 3572

Public Law 109-477
109th Congress

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.  NOTE: Jan. 12, 2007 -  [H.R. 4997]

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled,  NOTE: Physicians for
Underserved Areas Act.

SECTION 1.  NOTE: 8 USC 1101 note.  SHORT TITLE.

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

SEC. 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.''.

SEC. 3.  NOTE: 8 USC 1182 note.  EFFECTIVE DATE.

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

Approved January 12, 2007.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 4997:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 109-715 (Comm. on the Judiciary).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 152 (2006):
Dec. 6, considered and passed House.
Dec. 8, considered and passed Senate.