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H.J.Res. 4 (105th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that no person born in the United States will be a United States citizen on account of birth in the United States unless both parents are either United States citizens or aliens lawfully admitted for permanent residence at the time of the birth.

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Bob Barr

Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 1997
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jan 7, 1997
105th Congress (1997–1998)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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History

Jan 7, 1997
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.J.Res. 4 (105th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 4. This is the one from the 105th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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