Text: H.J.Res.115 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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115th CONGRESS
  1st Session
H. J. RES. 115

  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to 
               clarify the presidential pardoning power.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             July 27, 2017

   Mr. Al Green of Texas (for himself, Mr. Sherman, and Mr. Moulton) 
  submitted the following joint resolution; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                            JOINT RESOLUTION


 
  Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to 
               clarify the presidential pardoning power.

    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 
after the date of its submission for ratification:

                              ``Article--

    ``The President shall have no power to grant to himself a reprieve 
or pardon for an offense against the United States.''.
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