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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 1995
Length: 5 pages
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.
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 73 (same title)
Failed House — Mar 29, 1995
Jan 4, 1995
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 28, 1995
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
H.J.Res. 2 (104th) 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 104th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1995 to Oct 4, 1996. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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