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

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

Bill McCollum

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 1995
Length: 2 pages

Mar 2, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996


Failed House on Mar 29, 1995

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


Mar 2, 1995

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 29, 1995
Failed House

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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