H.R. 4007 (102nd): Equity in Citizenship Act of 1991


Nov 26, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 26, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Norman Mineta

Representative for California's 13th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To provide the children of female United States citizens born abroad before May 24, 1934, and their descendants, with the same rights to citizenship at birth as children born of male citizens abroad.

Summary (CRS)

Equity in Citizenship Act of 1991 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to grant U.S. citizenship at birth to a person born before noon May 24, 1934, outside the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 26, 1991

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. 4007”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (22D, 6R, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Subject Areas
Related Bills

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H.R. 283 (103rd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 1993

H.R. 5599 (Related)
Nationality and Naturalization Amendments of 1992

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 9, 1992

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