H.J.Res. 55 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the equal application to the Senators and Representatives of the laws that apply to all citizens of the United States.


Aug 1, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 1, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron DeSantis
Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
8/1/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits Congress from making any law respecting the citizens of the United States that does not also apply to the Senators and Representatives.

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 55” 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.

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Aug 1, 2013


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