S.J.Res. 7 (111th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the election of Senators.

Introduced:

Jan 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Russell Feingold
Senator from Wisconsin
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 29, 2009
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 21 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2009

What is a resolution?

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 29, 2009
Reported by Committee
Aug 6, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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