H.J.Res. 15 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

José Serrano

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2013
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

H.J.Res. 15 proposes repealing presidential term limits. Rep. Serrano (D-NY), the resolution's sponsor, has proposed similar legislation in every congressional session since 1997 --- during the tenure of presidents from both parties. None of the resolutions has ever made it to a floor vote.

The joint resolution seeks to repeal the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution, which sets ...

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History

Jan 4, 2013
 
Introduced

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 17 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

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