H.J.Res. 2 (104th): Contract with America bill


Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 28, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill McCollum

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 1995
Length: 5 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 73 (same title)
Failed House — Mar 29, 1995

About the resolution

Full Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the number of terms of office of Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/1995--Reported to House amended.Constitutional Amendment - Provides that no person who has been elected for a full term to the Senate two consecutive times shall be eligible for election or ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 28, 1995
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 2”). 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.


132 cosponsors (126R, 6D) (show)
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.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 73 (Related)
Contract with America bill

Failed House
Mar 29, 1995

H.J.Res. 3 (Related)
Contract with America bill

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 1995

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