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Jan 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Maryland
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 ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 8”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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