Text: H.R.3398 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Public Law No: 115-323 (12/17/2018)

 
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Public Law 115-323
115th Congress

                                 An Act


 
 To amend the Real ID Act of 2005 to permit Freely Associated States to 
     meet identification requirements under such Act, and for other 
            purposes. <<NOTE: Dec. 17, 2018 -  [H.R. 3398]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: REAL ID Act 
Modification for Freely Associated States Act.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 49 USC 30101 note.>>  SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``REAL ID Act Modification for Freely 
Associated States Act''.
SEC. 2. AMENDMENT.

    (a) Definition of State.--Section 201(5) of the Real ID Act of 2005 
(49 U.S.C. 30301 note; Public Law 109-13) is amended by striking ``the 
Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands,''.
    (b) Evidence of Lawful Status.--Section 202(c)(2)(B) of the REAL ID 
Act of 2005 (49 U.S.C. 30301 note; Public Law 109-13) is amended--
            (1) in clause (viii), by striking ``or'' at the end;
            (2) in clause (ix), by striking the period at the end and 
        inserting ``; or''; and
            (3) by adding at the end the following:
                          ``(x) is a citizen of the Republic of the 
                      Marshall Islands, the Federated States of 
                      Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau who has been 
                      admitted to the United States as a nonimmigrant 
                      pursuant to a Compact of Free Association between 
                      the United States and the Republic or Federated 
                      States.''.

    Approved December 17, 2018.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3398:
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HOUSE REPORTS: No. 115-945 (Comm. on Oversight and Government Reform).
CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 164 (2018):
            Sept. 26, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 6, considered and passed Senate.

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