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H.J.Res. 687 (99th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States repealing the twenty-second article of amendment thereto.

Sponsor and status

Jul 28, 1986
99th Congress (1985–1986)
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 28, 1986, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


Guy Vander Jagt

Representative for Michigan's 9th congressional district



70 Cosponsors (69 Republicans, 1 Democrat)



Jul 28, 1986

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H.J.Res. 687 (99th) was a 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.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 687. This is the one from the 99th Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 99th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1985 to Oct 18, 1986. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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