House Bill 3285
117th Congress(2021-2022)
21st Century President Act
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Passed House on Jun 21, 2022
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H. R. 3285 (Introduced-in-House)


117th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3285


To amend gendered terms in Federal law relating to the President and the President’s spouse.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 17, 2021

Mr. Pocan (for himself, Mr. Deutch, Mr. Doggett, Mr. Cicilline, Mr. Espaillat, Ms. Jackson Lee, Mr. Khanna, Mr. Levin of Michigan, Mr. Lowenthal, Ms. Norton, Mr. Pappas, Mr. Raskin, Ms. Schakowsky, Ms. Speier, Mr. Taylor, and Mr. Welch) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

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,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “21st Century President Act”.

SEC. 2. Modernization of terms relating to the President and the spouse of a President.

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”.