Text: H.R.5234 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law 106-415
106th Congress

                                 An Act


 
       To amend the Hmong Veterans' <<NOTE: Nov. 1, 2000 -  [H.R. 
 5234]>> Naturalization Act of 2000 to extend the applicability of that 
        Act to certain former spouses of deceased Hmong veterans.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. EXTENSION OF HMONG VETERANS' NATURALIZATION ACT OF 2000 TO 
            CERTAIN FORMER SPOUSES OF DECEASED HMONG VETERANS.

    (a) In General.--Section 2 of the Hmong Veterans' Naturalization Act 
of 2000 (Public Law 106-207; 114 Stat. 316; 8 U.S.C. 1423 note) is 
amended--
            (1) in paragraph (1), by striking ``or'' at the end;
            (2) in paragraph (2), by striking the period at the end and 
        inserting ``; or''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following new paragraph:
            ``(3) who--
                    ``(A) satisfies the requirement of paragraph (1)(A); 
                and
                    ``(B) is the surviving spouse of a person described 
                in paragraph (1)(B) which described person was killed or 
                died in Laos, Thailand, or Vietnam.''.

    (b) Conforming <<NOTE: 8 USC 1423 note.>> Amendment.--Section 3 of 
such Act is amended by striking ``or (2)'' and inserting ``, (2), or 
(3)''.

SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 8 USC 1423 note.>> DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION.

    Section 6 of such Act is amended by adding at the end the following 
new sentence: ``In the case of a person described in section 2(3), the 
application referred to in the preceding sentence, and appropriate fees, 
shall be filed not later than 18 months after the date of the enactment 
of this sentence.''.

    Approved November 1, 2000.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 5234:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 146 (2000):
            Sept. 25, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 19, considered and passed Senate.
WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 36 (2000):
            Nov. 1, Presidential statement.

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