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.

Introduced:

Jan 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

José Serrano

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 1997
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

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

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 19” 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.

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History

Introduced
Jan 7, 1997

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