Text: H.R.2092 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 2092 IH
101st CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 2092
To make it unlawful for an individual to obtain a position as a physician or
resident in a hospital receiving Federal funds if the individual's license
to practice medicine was obtained through intentional misrepresentations.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
April 25, 1989
Mr. PEPPER introduced the following bill; which was referred jointly to the
Committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce
A BILL
To make it unlawful for an individual to obtain a position as a physician or
resident in a hospital receiving Federal funds if the individual's license
to practice medicine was obtained through intentional misrepresentations.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled, That it is unlawful for any
  individual to obtain a position as--
  (1) a physician, or
  (2) a student in a graduate medical education program,
in any hospital or other medical facility which receives funds under title
XVIII of the Social Security Act or under a State plan approved under title XIX
of such Act or any other Federal funds if the individual's license to practice
medicine was procured through an intentional misrepresentation of material
fact (including cheating on an examination required for licensing). Any
individual who violates this Act shall be fined $10,000 or imprisoned for
not more than ten years, or both.