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Pub. L. 105-85
National Defense Authorization Act, 1998
Nov. 18, 1997
111 Stat. 1629
An Act To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 1998 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe personnel strengths for such fiscal year for the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.
This Act may be cited as the "National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998".
DIVISION A--DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE AUTHORIZATIONS
The only items related to Immigration appears in Title I,
and in Title X,
. Accordingly only Section 390 of Title I and Section 1080 of Title X has been included on INSERTS.
TITLE I -- PROCUREMENT
BASE OPERATIONS SUPPORT FOR MILITARY INSTALLATIONS ON GUAM.
(a) Contractor Use of Nonimmigrant Aliens.--Each contract for base operations support to be performed on Guam shall contain a condition that work under the contract may not be performed by any alien who is issued a visa or otherwise provided nonimmigrant status under section 101(a)(15)(H)(ii) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)).
(b) Application of Section.--This section shall apply to contracts entered into, amended, or otherwise modified on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.
TITLE X -- GENERAL PROVISIONS
NATURALIZATION OF CERTAIN FOREIGN NATIONALS WHO SERVE HONORABLY IN THE ARMED FORCES DURING A PERIOD OF CONFLICT.
(a) In General.--Section 329(a)(1) of the Immigration and
Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1440(a)(1)) is amended--
(1) by inserting ", reenlistment, extension of enlistment," after "at the time of enlistment"; and
(2) by inserting "or on board a public vessel owned or operated by the United States for noncommercial service," after "United States, the Canal Zone, American Samoa, or Swains Island,".
(b) Effective Date.--The amendments made by subsection (a) shall apply with respect to enlistments, reenlistments, extensions of enlistment, and inductions of persons occurring on or after the date of the enactment of this Act.