About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- Constitutional Amendment -- Amends the Constitution of the United States to limit to 18 the number of years U.S. Representatives and Senators may serve, excluding service to fill a vacancy.
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 71” 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.
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