H. R. 677
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
July 11, 2019
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
To amend gendered terms in Federal law relating to the President and the President’s spouse.
This Act may be cited as the “21st Century President Act”.
Modernization of terms relating to the President and the spouse of a President
Section 879(b)(1)(A) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking
the wife of a former President during his lifetime, the widow of a former President until her death or remarriage and inserting
the spouse of a former President during a former President’s lifetime, the surviving spouse of a former President until the surviving spouse’s death or remarriage.
Passed the House of Representatives July 10, 2019.
Cheryl L. Johnson,