H.R. 140 (112th): Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Steve King

Representative for Iowa's 5th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
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.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 140 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

S. 723 (Related)
Birthright Citizenship Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 2011

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History

Introduced
Jan 5, 2011

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Cosponsors
90 cosponsors (90R) (show)
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