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Short Titles as Introduced

Equity in Citizenship Act of 1991

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Official Title as Introduced

To provide the children of female United States citizens born abroad before May 24, 1934, and their descendants, with the same rights to citizenship at birth as children born of male citizens abroad.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
11/26/1991Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

Date
07/09/1992See H.R.5599.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
12/10/1991Referred to the Subcommittee on International Law, Immigration, and Refugees.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
11/26/1991Referred to the House Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/26/1991Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary11/26/1991 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on International Law, Immigration, and Refugees12/10/1991 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/26/1991)

Equity in Citizenship Act of 1991 - Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to grant U.S. citizenship at birth to a person born before noon May 24, 1934, outside the limits and jurisdiction of the United States to an alien father and U.S. citizen mother who, prior to the birth of such person, had resided in the United States.

Waives the physical U.S. presence requirements for a person claiming U.S. citizenship based upon descent from a person described above.

Makes such provisions retroactive.