Text: H.J.Res.13 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 13


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


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 3, 2019

Mr. Green of Texas submitted 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 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 within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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