S.J.Res. 7 (111th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the election of Senators.
Jan 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on August 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Wisconsin
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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2009
Length: 2 pages
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- 1/29/2009--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Provides that no person shall be a Senator from a state unless such person has been elected by the people thereof, and that when vacancies happen in ...
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Last Action: Feb 11, 2009
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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 7” means this is a Senate 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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