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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.

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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 it did not receive a vote.


Marvin “Mickey” Edwards

Representative for Oklahoma's 5th congressional district




Aug 10, 1992

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H.J.Res. 537 (102nd) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 537. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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