H.J.Res. 39: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of consecutive terms that a Member of Congress may serve.

Several resolutions introduced in this Congress would propose a constitutional amendment creating term limits for members of Congress. There are three different proposals across nine separate resolutions. All would create a 12-year limit for the Senate, but members of the House would be limited to — depending on the proposal — six years as Presidential Candidate Donald Trump recently proposed, eight years ...

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Mar 26, 2015


Referred to Committee on Mar 26, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 26, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Tom Marino

Representative for Pennsylvania's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015
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Mar 26, 2015

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H.J.Res. 39 is a 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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