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HB 2177 - Requires Birth Certificates for Presidential Candidates - Key Vote

Arizona Key Votes

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Birth Certificates for Presidential Candidates

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (40-16) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (20-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Requiring Proof of Citizenship for Presidential Candidates

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires presidential candidates to provide proof of citizenship in order to appear on the Arizona ballot.

Highlights:
  • Requires a presidential candidate to submit to the Secretary of State the following (Sec. 2).
    • A sworn statement regarding the candidate's citizenship, age, and places of residence in the United States for 14 years; and -A certified copy of the candidate's long form birth certificate or, if the long form birth certificate is not available, he or she may submit 2 or more of the following documents:
      • An early baptismal or circumcision certificate; -A hospital birth record; -A postpartum medical record for the mother or child; or -An early Census record.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (57-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Requiring Proof of Citizenship for Presidential Candidates

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