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:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 28, 2012

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

Law:

Pub.L. 112-227

Sponsor:

Charles Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
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 ... Read more >
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 28, 2012

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History

Introduced
Jul 26, 2012
Passed House
Dec 5, 2012
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate
Dec 17, 2012
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 28, 2012

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