H.J.Res. 19 (105th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.


Jan 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


José Serrano

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

1/7/1997--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Repeals the 22d amendment to the Constitution (limitation on presidential terms). Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 7, 1997

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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. 19”). 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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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 17 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1999

H.J.Res. 88 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 1997

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