S. 2516 (110th): Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act


Dec 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 26, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 26, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-251


Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland



Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 10, 2008
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to assist members of the Armed Forces in obtaining United States citizenship, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/2008--Public Law.Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act - Section2 - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (Secretary) to use the fingerprints provided by an individual at the time of military enlistment ... Read more >


Dec 18, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 11, 2008
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 9, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 26, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2516”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2165 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 21, 2005

H.R. 2884 (Related)
Kendell Frederick Citizenship Assistance Act

Passed House
Last Action: Nov 6, 2007

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: