House Bill 3285
117th Congress(2021-2022)
21st Century President Act
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H. R. 3285 (Reported-in-House)

Union Calendar No. 291

117th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 3285

[Report No. 117–380]


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

June 21, 2022

Additional sponsors: Mr. Smith of Washington, Mr. Payne, Mr. Auchincloss, Mr. Soto, Mr. Jones, Mr. Carson, Mr. Torres of New York, Mr. Grijalva, Mrs. Carolyn B. Maloney of New York, Mr. Case, Mr. Tonko, Mr. Carbajal, Ms. Stansbury, Ms. Davids of Kansas, Ms. Chu, Mr. Moulton, Mrs. Dingell, Mrs. Watson Coleman, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Ms. Barragán, Mr. Rush, Ms. Velázquez, Ms. Moore of Wisconsin, Ms. Wasserman Schultz, Mr. Takano, Ms. Bonamici, Ms. Lois Frankel of Florida, Mr. Pallone, Ms. Scanlon, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Williams of Georgia, Ms. Craig, Ms. Titus, Mr. Crow, Mr. Sean Patrick Maloney of New York, Mr. Lynch, and Ms. Jacobs of California

June 21, 2022

Reported from the Committee on the Judiciary; committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed


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”.


Union Calendar No. 291

117th CONGRESS
     2d Session
H. R. 3285
[Report No. 117–380]

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

June 21, 2022
Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed