H.J.Res. 281 (95th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for the direct popular election of the President and Vice President of the United States.

Introduced:

Feb 24, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 24, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

William Burlison

Representative for Missouri's 10th congressional district

Democrat

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History

Feb 24, 1977
 
Introduced

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. 281”). 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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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 254 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 13, 1979

H.J.Res. 39 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1977

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