H.J.Res. 82 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the terms of office of Senators, Representatives, and the President and Vice President.


Mar 29, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 29, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Mascara

Representative for Pennsylvania's 20th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

3/29/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Increases the term of office of a Member of the House of Representatives to four years and of the President or Vice President to six years.Provides that ... Read more >

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Mar 29, 1995

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 82”). 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.


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