S2866 GENERAL BILL/CS by Health Regulation; Diaz de la Portilla;
(CO-INTRODUCERS) Constantine; Baker (Identical CS/H 0685)
Practice of Medicine [SPCC]; Prohibits the Department of Health from
registering a person as a resident physician, intern, or fellow, or
issuing a license to practice medicine to a person who is a United
States citizen or resident, and who has traveled to Cuba for medical
training or a medical degree. Specifies that the prohibition does not
apply to any native or citizen of Cuba who received his or her medical
training or medical degree prior to immigrating to the U.S., etc.
EFFECTIVE DATE: 07/01/2008.
03/04/08 SENATE Filed
03/20/08 SENATE Introduced, referred to Health Regulation; Higher Education
04/10/08 SENATE On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 04/15/08, 10:45 am,
04/15/08 SENATE CS by Health Regulation; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 00618; CS read
1st time on 04/16/08 -SJ 00634
04/16/08 SENATE Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2); Now in Higher
Education -SJ 00618
04/23/08 SENATE Withdrawn from Higher Education -SJ 00720; Placed on
Calendar, on 2nd reading
05/02/08 SENATE Died on Calendar
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