H.J.Res. 156 (100th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States repealing the twenty-second article of amendment thereto.


Feb 24, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 24, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Guy Vander Jagt

Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

2/24/1987--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Repeals the 22d amendment to the Constitution (limitation on presidential terms). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 1987

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 156”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 687 (99th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 28, 1986

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