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

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Bill McCollum

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

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Feb 28, 1995
 
Reported by Committee

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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.

Details

Cosponsors
132 cosponsors (126R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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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