S.J.Res. 8 (97th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for the direct popular election of the President and the 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:

Charles Mathias Jr.

Senator from Maryland

Republican

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History

Jan 5, 1981
 
Introduced

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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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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S. 2887 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 9, 1982

H.R. 6998 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 17, 1982

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