H.J.Res.2 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States with respect to the number of terms of office of Members of the Senate and the House of Representatives.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-8] (Introduced 01/07/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 105-2|
|Latest Action:||02/12/1997 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||02/12/1997 : Failed House|
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Summary: H.J.Res.2 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/07/1997)
Constitutional Amendment - Makes any person who has been elected for a full term: (1) two times to the Senate ineligible for election or appointment to the Senate; or (2) six times to the House ineligible for election to the House.
Bars any person who has served as a: (1) Senator for more than three years of a term to which some other person was elected from being subsequently eligible for election to the Senate more than once; and (2) Representative for more than one year from being subsequently eligible for election to the House more than five times.
Excludes election or service occurring before this article becomes operative when determining eligibility.