[113th Congress Public Law 42]
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Public Law 113-42
113th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To extend the period during which Iraqis who were employed by the United 
States Government in Iraq may be granted special immigrant status and to 
    temporarily increase the fee or surcharge for processing machine-
   readable nonimmigrant visas. <<NOTE: Oct. 4, 2013 -  [H.R. 3233]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. SHORT-TERM EXTENSION OF SPECIAL IMMIGRANT PROGRAM.

    Section 1244(c)(3) of the National Defense Authorization Act for 
Fiscal Year 2008 (8 U.S.C. 1157 note) is amended by adding at the end 
the following:
                    ``(C) Fiscal year 2014.--
                          ``(i) In general.--Except as provided in 
                      clauses (ii) and (iii), the total number of 
                      principal aliens who may be provided special 
                      immigrant status under this section during the 
                      first 3 months of fiscal year 2014 shall be the 
                      sum of--
                                    ``(I) the number of aliens described 
                                in subsection (b) whose application for 
                                special immigrant status under this 
                                section is pending on September 30, 
                                2013; and
                                    ``(II) 2,000.
                          ``(ii) Employment period.--The 1-year period 
                      during which the principal alien is required to 
                      have been employed by or on behalf of the United 
                      States Government in Iraq under subsection 
                      (b)(1)(B) shall begin on or after March 20, 2003, 
                      and end on or before September 30, 2013.
                          ``(iii) Application deadline.--The principal 
                      alien seeking special immigrant status under this 
                      subparagraph shall apply to the Chief of Mission 
                      in accordance with subsection (b)(4) not later 
                      than December 31, 2013.''.
SEC. 2. <<NOTE: 8 USC 1351 note.>>  TEMPORARY FEE INCREASE FOR 
                    CERTAIN CONSULAR SERVICES.

    (a) In General.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the 
Secretary of State, not later than January 1, 2014, shall increase the 
fee or surcharge authorized under section 140(a) of the Foreign 
Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public Law 103-
236; 8 U.S.C. 1351 note) by $1 for processing machine-readable 
nonimmigrant visas and machine-readable combined border crossing 
identification cards and nonimmigrant visas.

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    (b) Deposit of Amounts.--Notwithstanding section 140(a)(2) of the 
Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 1994 and 1995 (Public 
Law 103-236; 8 U.S.C. 1351 note), the additional amount collected 
pursuant the fee increase authorized under subsection (a) shall be 
deposited in the general fund of the Treasury.
    (c) Sunset Provision.--The fee increase authorized under subsection 
(a) shall terminate on the date that is 2 years after the first date on 
which such increased fee is collected.

    Approved October 4, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 3233 (S. 1566):
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 159 (2013):
            Oct. 2, considered and passed House.
            Oct. 3, considered and passed Senate.

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