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- Summary (CRS)
- 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.
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Last Action: Feb 23, 1993
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 56” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.
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