H.J.Res. 56 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restrict the requirement of citizenship at birth by virtue of birth in the United States to persons with a legal resident mother or father.
Jan 19, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
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
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- 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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