Text: H.J.Res.25 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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116th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. J. RES. 25


Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the number of terms a Representative or Senator may serve.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 10, 2019

Mr. Byrne (for himself and Mr. Barr) 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 limit the number of terms a Representative or Senator may serve.

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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section 1. No person who has been a Senator for two terms shall again be eligible for election or appointment to the Senate.

section 2. No person who has been a Representative for six terms shall again be eligible for election to the House of Representatives.

section 3. For the purposes of this article, any term that began before the date of the ratification of this article shall not be included in determining the number of terms that a person has been a Senator or Representative.”.