H.R. 1868 (111th): Birthright Citizenship Act of 2009


Apr 2, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2009, 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 2, 2009
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)

4/2/2009--Introduced.Birthright Citizenship Act of 2009 - 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 2, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1868”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


95 cosponsors (93R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1940 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 19, 2007

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No Sanctuary for Illegals Act

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Last Action: Apr 13, 2010

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