H.R. 1378 (101st): Overseas United States Citizens’ Representation in the Congress Act of 1989


Mar 14, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 14, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Bill” Alexander Jr.

Representative for Arkansas's 1st congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To create the office of Delegate for United States Citizens Abroad.

Summary (CRS)

3/14/1989--Introduced.Overseas United States Citizens' Representation in the Congress Act of 1989 - Provides for representation in the House of Representatives of citizens residing outside the United States by a nonvoting ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 14, 1989

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1378”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2534 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 28, 1987

H.R. 4560 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 1992

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