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

Introduced:

Mar 2, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Failed House on Mar 29, 1995

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

Sponsor:

Bill McCollum

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 1995
Length: 2 pages

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.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 2 (Related)
Contract with America bill

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Feb 28, 1995

H.J.Res. 82 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the terms ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 29, 1995

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 73” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 2, 1995
Failed House
Mar 29, 1995
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Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
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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