Text: H.J.Res.55 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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113th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 55


Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to the equal application to the Senators and Representatives of the laws that apply to all citizens of the United States.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

August 1, 2013

Mr. DeSantis (for himself and Mr. Salmon) 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 relating to the equal application to the Senators and Representatives of the laws that apply to all citizens of the United States.

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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“Congress shall make no law respecting the citizens of the United States that does not also apply to the Senators and Representatives.”.