H.J.Res. 451 (102nd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of years a person may serve as a Representative in, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner to, the Congress.


Mar 24, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 24, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Nichols

Representative for Kansas's 5th congressional district


About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

3/24/1992--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits the term of a Member of the House of Representatives to 12 years. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 24, 1992

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. 451”). 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.

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