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senate Bill S. 628

Conrad State 30 Improvement Act

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Title

Conrad State 30 Improvement Act

Official Title

A bill to provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities.

Summary

Conrad State 30 Improvement Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to make the J-1 visa waiver (Conrad state 30/medical services in underserved areas) program permanent. Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: (1) revise entry provisions for H-1B visa foreign medical graduates and provide for an increase under specified conditions in the annual per-state cap of 30 foreign doctors; and (2) exempt from worldwide immigration numerical limitations alien physicians who have completed service requirements of a state waiver or exemption, including alien physicians who completed such service before the date of enactment of this Act.

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      senate Committees
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedMarch 18th, 2009

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