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.

Overview

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

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2007
Length: 2 pages

History

Dec 18, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 73 (110th) was a 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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