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      house Committees
      House Committee on Foreign Affairs
      House Committee on Homeland Security
      Border and Maritime Security
    IntroducedNovember 4th, 2009

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Title

PAYBACK Act

Official Title

To provide for the withholding of United States assistance to a foreign country in an amount equal to 110 percent of the total amount of costs incurred by United States hospitals and other medical facilities for the long-term care of aliens unlawfully present in the United States from that country during the preceding fiscal year, and for other purposes.

Summary

Preventing All Your Bucks from Aiding non-Citizens is Key Act or PAYBACK Act - Withholds from assistance to a foreign country 110% of the costs incurred by U.S. hospitals and other medical facilities for the long-term care of aliens unlawfully present in the United States from such country until the President certifies to Congress that such costs are fully paid. Authorizes: (1) a national security waiver of such requirement; and (2) withheld funds to be used for border protection and prevention of illegal immigration.

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