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H.J.Res. 49: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that Representatives shall be apportioned among the several States according to their respective numbers, counting the number of persons in each State who are citizens of the United States.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Feb 25, 2019.


Constitutional Amendment

This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring Representatives to be apportioned according to the number of U.S. citizens in each state, rather than the number of persons in each state.