H.J.Res. 24 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of consecutive terms that a Member of Congress may serve.

Introduced:

Feb 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 8, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Todd Platts
Representative for Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 8, 2007
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/8/2007--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits a person from serving more than two full consecutive terms as a Senator or six full consecutive terms as a Representative.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 11 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 25, 2005

H.J.Res. 14 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 8, 2009

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 24” 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
Feb 8, 2007

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