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95th Congress (1977–1978)
This resolution was introduced on January 31, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
Jan 31, 1978
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H.J.Res. 697 (95th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 697. This is the one from the 95th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 95th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 1977 to Oct 15, 1978. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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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, H.R.J. Res. 697, 95th Cong. (1978).
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