H.R. 1940 (110th): Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007


Apr 19, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nathan Deal

Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2007
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

4/19/2007--Introduced.Birthright Citizenship Act of 2007 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to consider a person born in the United States "subject to the jurisdiction" of the United States for ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 19, 2007

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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.


104 cosponsors (102R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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H.R. 1868 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 2, 2009

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