Summary: H.J.Res.28 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/13/2017)

Constitutional Amendment

This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that: (1) requires the President and Vice President to be elected by the citizens of the United States, (2) prohibits infringing on the right to vote by imposing any undue burden of proof of identity or proof of citizenship, (3) prohibits any involvement in elections by foreign persons, (4) prohibits undue or anonymous influence in elections from any person, (5) requires voting districts to be geographically compact and composed of contiguous territory, (6) prohibits any citizen who has reached 18 years of age from being barred from participating in elections on account of failure to register to vote, and (7) designates election day as a national holiday.