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Jan 19, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This resolution was introduced on January 19, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 24th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 19, 1995
Length: 2 pages
1/19/1995--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. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 117 (103rd).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 56”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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