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Jun 11, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This resolution was introduced on June 11, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2003
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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 “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 59” 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 59 — 108th Congress: President and Vice President Eligibility for Office bill. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hjres59
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