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.
Jan 5, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Charles Mathias Jr.
Senator from Maryland
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- 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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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 8” 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.
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