H.R. 3166 (112th): Enemy Expatriation Act

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 12, 2011 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

I

112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3166

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 12, 2011

(for himself and Mr. Altmire) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To add engaging in or supporting hostilities against the United States to the list of acts for which United States nationals would lose their nationality.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Enemy Expatriation Act.

2.

Loss of nationality

(a)

In general

Section 349 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1481) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)—

(A)

in each of paragraphs (1) through (6), by striking or at the end;

(B)

in paragraph (7), by striking the period at the end and inserting ; or; and

(C)

by adding at the end the following:

(8)

engaging in, or purposefully and materially supporting, hostilities against the United States.

; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(c)

For purposes of this section, the term hostilities means any conflict subject to the laws of war.

.

(b)

Technical amendment

Section 351(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1483(a)) is amended by striking (6) and (7) and inserting (6), (7), and (8).