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

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2012
Length: 2 pages

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Jul 26, 2012
 
Introduced

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Dec 5, 2012
 
Passed House

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Dec 17, 2012
 
Passed Senate

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Dec 28, 2012
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

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S. 3643 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 28, 2012

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