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H.J.Res. 75 (110th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the process by which the House of Representatives selects the President in the event no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes.

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Virgil Goode Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 19, 2007
Length: 2 pages
Dec 19, 2007
110th Congress (2007–2009)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.



Dec 19, 2007

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.J.Res. 75 (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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 75. This is the one from the 110th Congress.

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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