A bill to permit the Secretary of Homeland Security to grant citizenship to an alien who serves on active duty in the Armed Forces, to assist such an alien in applying for citizenship, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Tennessee. Republican.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2006
Length: 5 pages
Sep 27, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on September 27, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Sep 27, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S. 3947 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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“S. 3947 — 109th Congress: Soldiers to Citizens Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. June 19, 2018 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3947>
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