H.J.Res. 14 (111th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of consecutive terms that a Member of Congress may serve.


Jan 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 8, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Todd Platts

Representative for Pennsylvania's 19th congressional district



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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/8/2009--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits a person from serving more than two full consecutive terms as a Senator or six full consecutive terms as a Representative. Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 8, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 14”). 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.


4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 24 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2007

H.J.Res. 20 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2011

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