H.J.Res. 537 (102nd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of years that a person may serve consecutively in the Senate, in the House of Representatives, and in ambassadorships.


Aug 10, 1992
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 10, 1992, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Marvin “Mickey” Edwards
Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
8/10/1992--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits the number of years a person may serve consecutively as a Member of Congress or in ambassadorships to 12.

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 537” 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.

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Aug 10, 1992


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