H.J.Res. 26 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of consecutive terms that a Member of Congress may serve.


Feb 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Garland “Andy” Barr
Representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district


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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2013
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See Instead:

H.J.Res. 101 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Oct 30, 2013

H.J.Res. 48 (same title)
Referred to Committee — May 22, 2013

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
2/12/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits a person from serving more than two consecutive terms as a Senator or six consecutive terms as a Representative.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 11 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 2015

H.J.Res. 101 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 30, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 26” 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.


Feb 12, 2013


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
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