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Apr 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on April 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2007
Length: 3 pages
To amend section 301 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to clarify those classes of individuals born in the United States who are nationals and citizens of the United States at birth.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1868 (111th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1940”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1940 — 110th Congress: Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1940
“H.R. 1940 — 110th Congress: Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr1940>
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