PT71 — House Communication 115th Congress (2017-2018)
Congressional Record Date: 12/11/2017
Abstract: The SPEAKER presented a petition of Mr. Gregory D. Watson, a citizen of Austin, TX, relative to Urging Congress to propose, pursuant to Article V, an amendment to the United States Constitution that would, in addition to congressional proposal, likewise allow an identically-worded suggested federal constitutional amendment, approved by the legislatures of at least two-thirds of the several states, as an alternate means of proposing future amendments and that would further provide for a same-day nationwide referendum as the exclusive method of ratifying any future amendments; thus repealing all references to a national proposing convention, repealing all references to ratifying conventions conducted within the individual states, and repealing all references to state legislative ratification; to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Referred to Committee Date:
- 12/11/2017 — House Judiciary