H.J.Res. 85 (102nd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the terms of office of the judges of the Supreme and inferior courts.
Jan 22, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 22, 1991, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Ohio's 18th congressional district
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 1/22/1991--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - States that Federal judges (including Supreme Court justices): (1) shall be appointed to six-year terms; and (2) may not serve for more than 12 years.
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 85” 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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