H.R. 6223 (112th): 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.

Introduced:
Jul 26, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 112-227.
Sponsor
Charles Dent
Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Dec 19, 2012
Length
2 pages
Related Bills
S. 3643 (Related)
A bill to amend section 1059(e) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 28, 2012

 
Status

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 28, 2012.

Progress
Introduced Jul 26, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 26, 2012
Passed House Dec 05, 2012
Passed Senate Dec 17, 2012
Signed by the President Dec 28, 2012
 
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12/28/2012--Public Law.
Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 to consider the period of time that a person was employed by the Chief of Mission or the U.S. Armed Forces, under contract with the Chief of Mission or the U.S. Armed Forces, or was employed by a firm or corporation under contract with the Chief of Mission or the U.S. Armed Forces as a translator, interpreter, or in an executive or managerial level security position as a period of U.S. residence and physical presence for naturalization purposes if at least a portion of such period was spent abroad working directly in such capacity for the Chief of Mission or U.S. Armed Forces.
Makes such amendment effective as if included in the enactment of a specified section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006.

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