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.
Feb 24, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 24, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Missouri's 10th congressional district
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- 2/24/1977--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Provides that the people of the several States, and the District of Columbia, shall elect the President and Vice President. Requires each voter to cast a single ...
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 281” means this is a House 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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