H.J.Res. 8 (109th): Every Vote Counts Amendment

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Gene Green

Representative for Texas's 29th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2005
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Full Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to abolish the electoral college and to provide for the direct popular election of the President and Vice President of the United States.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 103 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 14, 2004

H.J.Res. 4 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2007

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 8” 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 4, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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