H.J.Res. 697 (95th): A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for four-year staggered terms for Members of the House of Representatives, to provide that no person may be elected as Representative or Senator for more than three consecutive terms, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Jan 31, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 31, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Cornell

Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district

Democrat

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History

Jan 31, 1978
 
Introduced

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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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Votes

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