H.J.Res. 25 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding presidential election voting rights for residents of all United States territories and commonwealths.


Feb 9, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 9, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Donna Christensen

Delegate for Virgin Islands At Large



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Summary (CRS)

2/9/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Declares that the right of citizens of the United States to vote in the election for President and Vice President shall not be denied or abridged by ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 9, 2011

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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. 25”). 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.


2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 2 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

H.J.Res. 7 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

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