H.J.Res. 5 (111th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

José Serrano
Representative for New York's 16th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/6/2009--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Repeals the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution (thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President). Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 8 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2007

H.J.Res. 17 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 5” means this is a House 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.

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History

Introduced
Jan 6, 2009

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