H.R. 2429 (102nd): Overseas American Children’s Human Rights Act of 1991


May 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 22, 1991, 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 amend the Immigration and Nationality Act for children born to U.S. citizens abroad.

Summary (CRS)

5/22/1991--Introduced.Overseas American Children's Human Rights Act of 1991 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act with regard to U.S. citizenship (nationality) for children born abroad to U.S. citizen parents to:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 22, 1991

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2429”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 1380 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 1989

H.R. 4561 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 25, 1992

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