Summary: H.R.2961 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (07/18/2000)

International Patient Act of 2000 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize a three-year pilot program under which the Attorney General may extend the voluntary departure period for certain nonimmigrant aliens (up to 300 annually) admitted under the visa waiver program who require continued U.S. medical treatment.

Requires statements to be submitted to the Attorney General: (l) from the physician and health care facility respecting medical diagnosis and non-public payment of health services; and (2) evidencing the alien's financial capacities.

Requires an annual report of all such waivers.