H.J.Res. 71 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of years Representatives and Senators may serve.

Introduced:

Dec 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 18, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tom Price
Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2007
Length: 2 pages

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.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 63 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 2009

H.J.Res. 98 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2008

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.

History

Introduced
Dec 18, 2007

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