Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to prohibit gerrymandering in the establishment of Congressional districts.
The resolution’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 11, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Jan 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 11, 2016
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H.J.Res. 80 (114th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.
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This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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