S.J.Res. 3 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for the direct popular election of the President and Vice President of the United States.

Introduced:

Jan 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Pryor
Senator from Arkansas
Democrat

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/5/1981--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Provides that the people of the several States, and the District of Columbia shall elect the President and Vice President. Requires each elector to cast a single ...

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 17 (98th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 1983

S. 2887 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 1982

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 3” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 5, 1981

Details

Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (17D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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