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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.


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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 person may be elected as Representative or Senator for more than three consecutive terms.