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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 116 (104th).
A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.
H.J.Res. 73 (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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