Text: H.R.3605 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)

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HR 3605 IH
102d CONGRESS
1st Session
 H. R. 3605
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit citizenship at birth,
merely by virtue of birth in the United States, to persons with legal
resident mothers.
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
October 22, 1991
Mr. GALLEGLY (for himself, Mr. ROHRABACHER, Mr. HYDE, Mr. DANNEMEYER,
Mr. HERGER, and Mr. DOOLITTLE) introduced the following bill; which was
referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
A BILL
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to limit citizenship at birth,
merely by virtue of birth in the United States, to persons with legal
resident mothers.
  Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United
  States of America in Congress assembled,
SECTION 1. LIMITING CITIZENSHIP AT BIRTH, MERELY BY VIRTUE OF BIRTH IN THE
UNITED STATES, TO PERSONS WITH LEGAL RESIDENT MOTHERS.
  (a) IN GENERAL- Section 301(a) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8
  U.S.C. 1401(a)) is amended by inserting before the semicolon the following:
  `, of a mother who is a legal resident of the United States'.
  (b) EFFECTIVE DATE- The amendment made by subsection (a) shall apply to
  persons born after the date of ratification of an article of amendment to
  the Constitution of the United States that repeals the first sentence of
  section 1 of the fourteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of
  the United States.

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