H.J.Res. 73 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the process by which the House of Representatives chooses the President of the United States in the event no candidate receives a majority of the electoral votes.

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:

Brad Sherman

Representative for California's 27th congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2007
Length: 2 pages

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Dec 18, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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