H.J.Res. 62 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to give States the right to repeal Federal laws and regulations when ratified by the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States.

Introduced:

May 12, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on May 12, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Rob Bishop

Representative for Utah's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 12, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
5/12/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Authorizes the repeal of any federal law or regulation when the legislatures of two-thirds of the states approve resolutions for this purpose that particularly describe the provisions ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 102 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 30, 2010

S.J.Res. 12 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 12, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 62” 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
May 12, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (16R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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