Text: H.J.Res.67 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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111th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. J. RES. 67


Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of consecutive terms that a Member of Congress may serve.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 21, 2010

Mr. Hall of Texas introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of consecutive terms that a Member of Congress may serve.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within five years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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section 1. No person who has been a Representative for six full consecutive terms shall again be a Representative until the date that is one year after the end of the sixth full consecutive term.

section 2. For the purposes of this article, any term that began before the date of the ratification of this article shall not be included in determining the number of full consecutive terms that a person has been a Representative.”.