H.J.Res. 59 (108th): President and Vice President Eligibility for Office bill

Introduced:

Jun 11, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 11, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Victor “Vic” Snyder
Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2003
Length: 2 pages

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.

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What is a resolution?

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 11, 2003

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Cosponsors
6 cosponsors (3R, 3D) (show)
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