S.J.Res. 1 (112th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to limiting the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve.

Introduced:

Jan 25, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 25, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Vitter
Senior Senator from Louisiana
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/25/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits Members of the House of Representatives to six terms and Members of the Senate to two terms. Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 1 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

S.J.Res. 2 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 23, 2013

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What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 1” 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 25, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
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