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.

Introduced:

Jul 30, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Walter Minnick
Representative for Idaho's 1st congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 95” 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
Jul 30, 2010

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4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
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