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Text of Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for Representatives to be chosen every four years, and ...

...four years, and to limit the number of times Senators and Representatives may be elected.

This resolution was introduced on October 24, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Oct 24, 2007 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 60

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

October 24, 2007

introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States providing for Representatives to be chosen every four years, and to limit the number of times Senators and Representatives may be elected.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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The House of Representatives shall be composed of Representatives chosen every four years.

2.

No person shall be elected as a Representative more than three times. An election to any part of a term for which some other person was elected shall not count in determining the number of times a person is elected unless the person serves more than two years as a Representative pursuant to that election.

3.

No person shall be elected or appointed as a Senator more than twice. An election or appointment to any part of a term for which some other person was elected shall not count in determining the number of times a person is elected or appointed unless the person serves more than three years as a Senator pursuant to that election or appointment.

4.

Only elections or appointments which occur after the date of ratification of this article shall count in determining the number of times a person is elected or appointed.

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