H.R.677 - 21st Century President Act116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] (Introduced 01/17/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 116-139|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/11/2019 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Text: H.R.677 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
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Referred in Senate (07/11/2019)
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.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,
This Act may be cited as the “21st Century President Act”.
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.
|Attest:||cheryl l. johnson,|