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Mutant Registration A͏c͏t
Function(s) Legal document to force mutants to be registered
Appeared in The Mutant Watch
X-Men
X2: X-Men United (Mentioned only)

Mutant Registration Act is a legislative bills which, when passed into law, enforce the mandatory registration of superpowered individuals with the government made by Robert Kelly.

History

The Mutant Watch

The U.S. senate held a hearing on the Mutant Registration A͏c͏t.

X-Men

In the first X-Men movie the events of the movie are precipitated when Senator Robert Kelly introduces a Mutant Registration Act to the Senate.

It is the prospect of this proposed legislation that motivates Magneto in his schemes , as he sees it as persecutory towards mutants. He is eventually successful in replacing Kelly with Mystique, who impersonates the Senator and removes the Act from consideration.

X2: X-Men United

The Mutant Registration Act is briefly mentioned when Storm speculates that Nightcrawler's attack on the White House might lead the government to reintroduce the legislation.