Summary: S.966 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 110-50 (07/30/2007)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 16, 2007. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Passport Backlog Reduction Act of 2007 - Amends the Foreign Service Act of 1980 to authorize the Secretary of State to employ Foreign Service annuitants to assist in the processing of: (1) passport applications, including passport fraud investigations; and (2) visa applications at consular posts with a substantial application backlog.

Authorizes the Secretary to waive salary and full-time employment pension restrictions through: (1) September 30, 2008, for consular-related employment; and (2) through September 30, 2009, for passport-related employment.