H.R.6397 - Marine Sergeant Michael H. Ferschke, Jr. Memorial Act111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] (Introduced 11/15/2010)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary; Budget | Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||12/22/2010 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.6397 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Referred in Senate (12/22/2010)
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend section 101(a)(35) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for a marriage for which the parties are not physically in the presence of each other due to service abroad in the Armed Forces of the United States.
This Act may be cited as the “Marine Sergeant Michael H. Ferschke, Jr. Memorial Act”.
Section 101(a)(35) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(35)) is amended by inserting before the period at the end “(except for failure to consummate the marriage caused by physical separation due to the service abroad of one of the contracting parties in an active-duty status in the Armed Forces of the United States)”.
The budgetary effects of this Act, for the purpose of complying with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010, shall be determined by reference to the latest statement titled “Budgetary Effects of PAYGO Legislation” for this Act, submitted for printing in the Congressional Record by the Chairman of the Committee on the Budget of the House of Representatives, provided that such statement has been submitted prior to the vote on passage.
Passed the House of Representatives November 15, 2010.
|Attest:||lorraine c. miller,|