S. 1109 (112th): Military Families Act


May 26, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 26, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert “Bob” Menéndez

Senator from New Jersey



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Last Updated: May 26, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to authorize the adjustment of status for immediate family members of individuals who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/26/2011--Introduced.Military Families Act - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust the status of an eligible alien to that of an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 26, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1109”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 2757 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 9, 2009

H.R. 2638 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 25, 2011

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