H.J.Res. 1164 (93rd): Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide 4-year staggered terms for Members of the House of Representatives, and limit such Members to three such terms.


Oct 16, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 16, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Harold Froehlich

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)

Constitutional Amendment - Provides that Members of the House of Representatives elected for terms beginning after the term in which this article of amendment is adopted shall hold office during ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 16, 1974

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1164”). 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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