S.J.Res. 2 (110th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to limiting the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve.


Jan 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 12, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


David Vitter

Senator from Louisiana



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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2007
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Summary (CRS)

1/12/2007--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits Members of the House of Representatives to six terms and Members of the Senate to two terms. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 12, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 2”). 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.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 3 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 10, 2005

S.J.Res. 1 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

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