New Cosponsor — Jun 26, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC3]
The resolution now has 3 cosponsors (3 Republicans).
Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
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2/13/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Denies Congress the power to lay and collect taxes: (1) to compel any person or persons to engage in commercial activity, or (2) from any person or ... Read more >
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 27”). 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.
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