About the resolution
- Full Title
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to permit persons who are not natural-born citizens of the United States, but who have been citizens of the United States for at least 35 years, to be eligible to hold the offices of President and Vice President.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Jun 11, 2003
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 59”). 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.
6 cosponsors (3R, 3D)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.J.Res. 59 — 108th Congress: President and Vice President Eligibility for Office bill. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hjres59
“H.J.Res. 59 — 108th Congress: President and Vice President Eligibility for Office bill.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hjres59>
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