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Text of Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of times Senators and Representatives may ...

...and Representatives may be elected.

This resolution was introduced on September 18, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Sep 18, 2008 (Introduced).

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110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. J. RES. 98

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

September 18, 2008

introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of times Senators and Representatives may be elected.

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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No person shall be elected as a Representative more than six times. An election to any part of a term for which some other person was elected shall not count in determining the number of times a person is elected.

2.

No person shall be elected or appointed as a Senator more than twice. An election or appointment to any part of a term for which some other person was elected shall not count in determining the number of times a person is elected or appointed.

3.

Only elections or appointments which occur after the date of ratification of this article shall count in determining the number of times a person is elected or appointed.

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