H.R. 3327 (104th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that United States nationals should be eligible for ...

...advanced training in, and for financial assistance as members of, the Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

104th Congress, 1995–1996. Text as of Apr 25, 1996 (Introduced).

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HR 3327 IH

104th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 3327

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that United States nationals should be eligible for advanced training in, and for financial assistance as members of, the Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 25, 1996

Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on National Security


A BILL

To amend title 10, United States Code, to provide that United States nationals should be eligible for advanced training in, and for financial assistance as members of, the Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. ELIGIBILITY OF UNITED STATES NATIONALS FOR ADVANCED TRAINING IN THE SENIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING CORPS.

    Section 2104(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting ‘or national’ after ‘citizen’;

      (2) at the end of paragraph (6), by striking ‘and’;

      (3) in paragraph (7), by striking the period and inserting ‘; and’; and

      (4) by adding at the end the following:

      ‘(8) if he is a national but not a citizen of the United States, agree in writing that he will--

        ‘(A) if he is not a resident of a State (within the meaning of chapter 2 of title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act; 8 U.S.C. 1421-1459), become a resident of a State (within such meaning) before commencing the program for advanced training; and

        ‘(B) file an application for naturalization within 60 days after the later of--

          ‘(i) the date that he meets the requirements for naturalization in section 316(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1436); or

          ‘(ii) the date that he is accepted into the program for advanced training.’.

SEC 2. ELIGIBILITY OF UNITED STATES NATIONALS FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AS MEMBERS OF THE SENIOR RESERVE OFFICERS’ TRAINING CORPS.

    (a) GENERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM- Section 2107(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting ‘or national’ after ‘citizen’;

      (2) at the end of paragraph (4), by striking ‘and’;

      (3) in paragraph (5), by striking the period and inserting ‘; and’; and

      (4) by adding at the end the following:

      ‘(6) if he is a national but not a citizen of the United States, agree in writing that he will--

        ‘(A) if he is not a resident of a State (within the meaning of chapter 2 of title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act; 8 U.S.C. 1421-1459) become a resident of a State (within such meaning) before commencing the financial assistance program; and

        ‘(B) file an application for naturalization within 60 days after the later of--

          ‘(i) the date that he meets the requirements for naturalization in section 316(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1436); or

          ‘(ii) the date that he is accepted into the financial assistance program.’.

    (b) ARMY RESERVE AND ARMY NATIONAL GUARD FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM- Section 2107a(b) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) in paragraph (1), by inserting ‘or national’ after ‘citizen’;

      (2) at the end of paragraph (5), by striking ‘and’;

      (3) in paragraph (6), by striking the period and inserting ‘; and’; and

      (4) by adding at the end the following:

      ‘(7) if he is a national but not a citizen of the United States, agree in writing that he will--

        ‘(A) if he is not a resident of a State (within the meaning of chapter 2 of title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act; 8 U.S.C. 1421-1459), become a resident of a State (within such meaning) before commencing the financial assistance program; and

        ‘(B) file an application for naturalization within 60 days after the later of--

          ‘(i) the date that he meets the requirements for naturalization in section 316(a)(1) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1436); or

          ‘(ii) the date that he is accepted into the financial assistance program.’.

SEC. 3. CONFORMING AMENDMENT.

    Section 12102(b)(1) of title 10, United States Code, is amended--

      (1) by striking ‘or’ the first place such term appears;

      (2) by inserting a comma after ‘United States’ the first place such term appears; and

      (3) by inserting ‘, or is a national of the United States eligible (as provided in sections 2104(b), 2107(b), or 2107a(b) of this title) for advanced training in, or financial assistance as a member of, the Senior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps’ after the close parenthesis.