H.J.Res. 224 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit the death penalty.


Jul 1, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 1, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry González
Representative for Texas's 20th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jul 1, 1993
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Summary (CRS)
7/1/1993--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits imposition of the death penalty.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 518 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 29, 1992

H.J.Res. 99 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 1995

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 224” 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.


Jul 1, 1993


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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