H.R.2363 - Proud to Be an American Citizen Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-17] (Introduced 05/12/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/12/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International Law.|
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Summary: H.R.2363 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/12/2009)
Proud to Be an American Citizen Act - Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) to make funds available annually to the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services or to approved public or private nonprofit entities to support public ceremonies for administering oaths of allegiance to naturalizing legal immigrants.
States that such ceremonies shall: (1) be held on a date that is on or near Independence Day; and (2) include appropriate outreach, ceremonial, and celebratory activities.
Specifies: (1) ceremony fund limits ($5,000); and (2) permitted fund uses.