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Jan 31, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This resolution was introduced on January 31, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
1/31/1978--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Increases to four years the term of office for Members of the House of Representatives. Provides for staggered terms for Members of the House. States that no ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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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. 697”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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