H.J.Res. 95 (111th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States allowing the States to call a limited convention solely for the purposes of considering whether to propose a specific amendment to the Constitution.


Jul 30, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 30, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Walter Minnick

Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district



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7/30/2010--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires Congress, on application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, each of which contains an identical amendment to the Constitution, to call a convention ... Read more >

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Jul 30, 2010

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 95”). 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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