H.J.Res. 55 (101st): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the compensation of Senators and Representatives, providing that no increase in compensation shall take effect earlier than the following Congress.
Jan 3, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 3, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 19th congressional district
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 1/3/1989--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits a law increasing the compensation of Members of Congress from taking effect until after an election of Representatives.
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 55” means this is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress. 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.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no votes related to this resolution.
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