New Cosponsor — Jan 17, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]
The resolution now has 10 cosponsors (10 Republicans).
Aug 1, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This resolution was introduced on August 1, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district
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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. Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 55”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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