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


Jun 11, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

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


Victor “Vic” Snyder

Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 11, 2003
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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.

Summary (CRS)

6/11/2003--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Makes a person who has been a citizen of the United States for at least 35 years and who has been a resident within the United States ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 11, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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