H.J.Res. 37 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States limiting the number of times Senators and Representatives may be elected.


Mar 18, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Reid Ribble
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district


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Last Updated: Mar 18, 2013
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/18/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Limits Members of the House of Representatives to three terms and Members of the Senate to two terms.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 105 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 29, 2012

H.J.Res. 108 (Related)
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 2014

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 37” 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.


Mar 18, 2013


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