S. 1815 (109th): Strengthening American Citizenship Act of 2005


Oct 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 4, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lamar Alexander

Senator from Tennessee



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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2005
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prescribe the binding oath or affirmation of renunciation and allegiance required to be naturalized as a citizen of the United States, to encourage and support the efforts of prospective citizens of the United States to become citizens, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Strengthening American Citizenship Act of 2005 - Directs the Chief of the Office of Citizenship of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide grants (not to exceed $500) to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 4, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1815”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2721 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 6, 2008

H.R. 4168 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 27, 2005

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