H.J.Res. 39 (105th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States repealing the 22nd article of amendment, thereby removing the restrictions on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

Introduced:

Feb 4, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 4, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Michael McNulty
Representative for New York's 21st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1997
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/4/1997--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Repeals the 22d amendment to the Constitution (limitation on presidential terms).

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 71 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 1995

H.J.Res. 88 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 24, 1997

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 39” 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
Feb 4, 1997

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