H.R. 731 (108th): Tohono O’odham Citizenship Act of 2003

Introduced:
Feb 12, 2003 (108th Congress, 2003–2004)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Raúl Grijalva
Representative for Arizona's 7th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Text
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Last Updated
Feb 12, 2003
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 1680 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 23, 2013

 
Status

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 12, 2003
Referred to Committee Feb 12, 2003
 
Full Title

To render all enrolled members of the Tohono O'odham Nation citizens of the United States as of the date of their enrollment and to recognize the valid membership credential of the Tohono O'odham Nation as the legal equivalent of a certificate of citizenship or a State-issued birth certificate for all Federal purposes.

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Cosponsors
119 cosponsors (112D, 6R, 1P) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Immigration and Border Security

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2/12/2003--Introduced.
Tohono O'odham Citizenship Act of 2003 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to recognize persons listed on the official membership roll of the Tohono O'odham Nation, a federally recognized American Indian nation located in Arizona, as U.S. citizens as of the date such listing occurs.Provides that the valid membership credential issued to such listed persons shall be considered, for all purposes subject to Federal law, equivalent to:
(1) a certificate of citizenship; and
(2) a State-issued birth certificate.

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