H.J.Res. 73 (104th): Contract with America bill


Mar 2, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Failed House on Mar 29, 1995

This resolution failed in the House on March 29, 1995.


Bill McCollum

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 1995
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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)

3/2/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the election of any person to a full term as a Senator more than twice or to a full term as a Representative more than six ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 2, 1995

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Mar 29, 1995
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 73”). 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.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Mar 29, 1995 5:21 p.m.
Failed 135/297
Mar 29, 1995 6:57 p.m.
Failed 114/316
Mar 29, 1995 9:33 p.m.
Failed 227/204

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Last Action: Mar 29, 1995

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