S. 2678 (110th): Children of Military Families Natural Born Citizen Act


Feb 28, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Claire McCaskill

Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to clarify the law and ensure that children born to United States citizens while serving overseas in the military are eligible to become President.

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2008--Introduced.Children of Military Families Natural Born Citizen Act - Declares that the term "natural born Citizen" in article II, section 1, clause 5 of the Constitution, dealing with the criteria ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2008

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2678”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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