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SB 1308 - Separate Birth Certificates for Non-Citizens - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

Steve Smith voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (Senate) (12-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Separate Birth Certificates for Non-Citizens

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes the Governor of Arizona to enter into an interstate compact to make a distinction between birth certificates issued to persons who are born subject to the jurisdiction of the United States and those who are not.

Highlights:
  • Specifies that a person is born subject to the jurisdiction of the United States if he or she is the child of at least one parent who owes no allegiance to any foreign nation, or if he or she has no citizenship or nationality in any foreign nation (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Separate Birth Certificates for Non-Citizens

Sponsors

  • Ron Gould (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda J. Gray (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Russell K. Pearce (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Scott Bundgaard (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack W. Harper (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Lori Klein (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Al Melvin (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick Murphy (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steve Smith (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
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