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H.Res. 1071: Recognizing that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.

About the resolution

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1071 recognizes that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens.

The United States Constitution prohibits discrimination in voting based on race, sex, poll taxes, and age. Federal statutory law prohibits non-citizens from voting in elections for federal office.”

In 2016, voters in the City of San Francisco approved a referendum allowing noncitizens, including those without legal status, to vote in school board races. These noncitizens must be either be parents, legal guardians, or caregivers to children ...

Sponsor and status

Kevin McCarthy

Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2018
Length: 1 pages
Introduced:

Sep 20, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) on Sep 26, 2018

This simple resolution was agreed to on September 26, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

History

Sep 20, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Sep 21, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

Sep 26, 2018
 
Agreed To

The resolution was passed in a vote in the House. A simple resolution is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

H.Res. 1071 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.

A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

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