H.J.Res. 53 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of years Representatives and Senators may serve.

Introduced:

Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 31, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Tom Price
Representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district
Republican

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Last Updated: Mar 31, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/31/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits Members of the House of Representatives to nine terms and Members of the Senate to three terms.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 63 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 14, 2009

H.J.Res. 30 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2013

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 53” 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Mar 31, 2011

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