PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS; Congressional Record Vol. 162, No. 172
(Senate - December 01, 2016)

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                        PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS

  The following petitions and memorials were laid before the Senate and 
were referred or ordered to lie on the table as indicated:

       POM-256. A joint resolution adopted by the General Assembly 
     of the State of Indiana requesting the United States Congress 
     to call a constitutional convention for the purpose of 
     proposing an amendment to the United States Constitution 
     concerning imposition of fiscal restraints on the federal 
     government, limitations of the powers and jurisdiction of 
     federal powers, and the limitation of the terms of office for 
     its officials and for members of Congress; to the Committee 
     on the Judiciary.

                Senate Enrolled Joint Resolution No. 14

       Section 1. The legislature of the State of Indiana hereby 
     applies to Congress, under the provisions of Article V of the 
     Constitution of the United States, for the calling of a 
     convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to 
     the Constitution of the United States that impose fiscal 
     restraints of the federal government, limit the power and 
     jurisdiction of the federal government, and limit the terms 
     of office for its officials and for members of Congress.
       Section 2. The secretary of state is hereby directed to 
     transmit copies of this application to the President and 
     Secretary of the United States Senate and to the Speaker and 
     Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and 
     copies to the members of the said Senate and House of 
     Representatives from this State; also to transmit copies 
     hereof to the presiding officers of each of the legislative 
     houses in the several States, requesting their cooperation.
       Section 3. This application constitutes a continuing 
     application in accordance with Article V of the Constitution 
     of the United States until the legislatures of at least two-
     thirds of the several States have made applications on the 
     same subject.
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       POM-257. A petition from a citizen of the State of Texas 
     relative to a proposed amendment to the United States 
     Constitution; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

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