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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Arkansas's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jun 11, 2003
Length: 2 pages
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.
Jun 11, 2003
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H.J.Res. 59 (108th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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This joint resolution was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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