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House Proceeding on Dec 6th, 2006 :: 5:50:56 to 5:52:57
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F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner

5:46:18 to 5:50:56( Edit History Discussion )
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F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner

5:50:45 to 5:50:56( Edit History Discussion )

F. James Jr.Sensenbrenner: when they get a j-1 visa waiver to practice medicine in communities that don't have enough american doctors. i believe we need to make improvements in this program so that it better meets the needs

John Jr.Conyers

5:50:56 to 5:51:12( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: of the underserved. right now some states who receive j-1 doctors through the conrad 30 program do not use their allotment of 30 waivers each year while other states find 30 waivers are insufficient

John Jr.Conyers

5:50:56 to 5:52:57( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Jr.Conyers

John Jr.Conyers

5:51:12 to 5:51:31( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: to meet the medical needs of their communities. in addition, some states may not need 30 waivers, but other states have trouble recruiting all the doctors they need. the result is that some

John Jr.Conyers

5:51:31 to 5:51:49( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: citizens are still unable to get essential medical care. we need a plan that ensures that states having trouble recruiting enough doctors will be able to fill their allotment for j-1 doctors

John Jr.Conyers

5:51:49 to 5:52:09( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: and ensure that states which fill their annual allotment of j-1 doctors can get more such doctors to meet their needs without impinging upon those allotted to any other state. this way the

John Jr.Conyers

5:52:09 to 5:52:27( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: needs of all states and most importantly all of the citizens in underserved areas can be met until u.s. medical schools are able to increase the number of graduates to meet our domestic needs.

John Jr.Conyers

5:52:27 to 5:52:42( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: i look forward to working with my colleagues in the house and senate in the 110th congress to improve, extend, and sustain this vital visa program in the very near future. mr. speaker,

John Jr.Conyers

5:52:42 to 5:52:57( Edit History Discussion )

John Jr.Conyers: i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the chair recognizes the gentleman from wisconsin. mr. sensenbrenner: mr. speaker,

John Kline

5:52:57 to 5:53:17( Edit History Discussion )

John Kline: i yield four points to the author of the bill, the gentleman from kansas mr. moran. mr. moran: thank you, mr. speaker. i want to thank chairman hostettler and ranking member lee and the two

John Kline

5:52:57 to 5:54:27( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: John Kline

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