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H.R. 371 (106th): Hmong Veterans’ Naturalization Act of 2000

The text of the bill below is as of May 18, 2000 (Passed the Senate with an Amendment).

HR 371 EAS

In the Senate of the United States,

May 18, 2000.

Resolved, That the bill from the House of Representatives (H.R. 371) entitled ‘An Act to facilitate the naturalization of aliens who served with special guerrilla units or irregular forces in Laos.’, do pass with the following


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      (3) may request an advisory opinion from the Secretary of Defense regarding the person’s, or their spouse’s, service in a special guerrilla unit, or irregular forces, described in section 2(1)(B); and

      (4) may consider any documentation provided by organizations maintaining records with respect to Hmong veterans or their families.

    (b) The Secretary of Defense shall provide any opinion requested under paragraph (3) to the extent practicable, and the Attorney General shall take into account any opinion that the Secretary of Defense is able to provide.




2d Session

H. R. 371