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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 9th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 19, 2007
Length: 3 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on April 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 19, 2007
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 2, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1868 (111th).
H.R. 1940 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 1940. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
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