S.2672 - Conrad State 30 Improvement Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Conrad, Kent [D-ND] (Introduced 02/27/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/27/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2672 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/27/2008)
Conrad State 30 Improvement Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Technical Corrections Act of 1994 to make the 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 in the annual per-state cap of 30 foreign doctors; (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 the enactment of this Act; and (3) increase Conrad program waiver authority with respect to alien physicians in facilities that treat patients from, but that may not be located in, a medically underserved area.