H.J.Res. 2 (105th): Term Limits resolution

Introduced:

Jan 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:

Failed House on Feb 12, 1997

This resolution failed in the House on February 12, 1997.

Sponsor:

Bill McCollum

Representative for Florida's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 1997
Length: 4 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.Res. 47 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 12, 1997

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 2” 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
Jan 7, 1997
Reported by Committee
Feb 4, 1997
Failed House
Feb 12, 1997
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Details

Cosponsors
137 cosponsors (131R, 6D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Feb 12, 1997 6:33 p.m.
Failed 217/211

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