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    The President has not signed this bill
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      house Committees
      House Committee on the Judiciary
      Immigration and Border Security
    IntroducedApril 23rd, 2013

What is it?

This bill would make any person listed on the official membership roll of the Tohono O'odham Nation, a federally recognized American Indian nation in Arizona, a U.S. citizen as of the date of such listing. The bill would apply only to the individually-enrolled Tohono O'odham Nation member, and not relatives or spouses. The bill wold consider a valid membership credential issued to a person listed on the official Tohono O'odham Nation membership roll the equivalent of a certificate of U.S. citizenship and a state-issued birth certificate.

Impact

This bill impacts the roughly 8,400 officially enrolled members of the Tohono O'odham Nation.

Cost

A CBO cost is unavailable.

AKA

Tohono O'odham Citizenship Act of 2013

Official Title

To render all enrolled members of the Tohono O'odham Nation citizens of the United States as of the date of their enrollment and to recognize the valid membership credential of the Tohono O'odham Nation as the legal equivalent of a certificate of citizenship or a State-issued birth certificate for all Federal purposes.