Text: H.J.Res.53 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 53


Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the effect of treaties, Executive orders, and agreements with other nations or groups of nations.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

July 24, 2013

Mr. Culberson (for himself, Mr. Bishop of Utah, Mr. Sam Johnson of Texas, Mr. Gowdy, Mr. Mulvaney, and Mr. Price of Georgia) 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 regarding the effect of treaties, Executive orders, and agreements with other nations or groups of nations.

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 seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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“No treaty, Executive order, or any agreement with any nation or group of nations or any of the provisions of such agreements, shall be construed to diminish any of the rights or privileges guaranteed to citizens of the United States under the Constitution of the United States, and Federal law.”.