About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
2/23/1993--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits citizenship at birth to persons born in the United States to a mother or father who is a U.S. legal resident.
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Feb 23, 1993
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Jan 19, 1995
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 56 (104th).
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 117”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.
12 cosponsors (8R, 4D)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
- Related Bills
H.J.Res. 56 (104th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 1995
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