Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 19, 2012
Length: 2 pages
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2012
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2012.
What legislators are saying
“rep. Dent, sen. toomey praise senate passage of residency requirements bill”
— Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15, 2005-2018] (Sponsor) on Dec 19, 2012
This bill incorporates provisions from:
Jul 26, 2012
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 5, 2012
Passed House (Senate next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Dec 17, 2012
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Dec 28, 2012
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
H.R. 6223 (112th) 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 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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To amend section 1059(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to clarify that a period of employment abroad by the Chief of Mission or United States Armed Forces as a translator, interpreter, or in a security-related position in an executive or managerial capacity is to be counted as a period of residence and physical presence in the United States for purposes of qualifying for naturalization, and for other purposes, Pub. L. No. 112-227, H.R. 6223, 112th Cong. (2012).
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