H.J.Res. 832 (95th): A resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the eligibility of a citizen to vote in primary elections.

Introduced:

Apr 10, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 10, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Leo Ryan
Representative for California's 11th congressional district
Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/10/1978--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Gives citizens of the United States, who are 18 years of age or older, the right to vote in the primary election immediately preceding any general election.

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 832” 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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History

Introduced
Apr 10, 1978

Details

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