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house Bill H. Joint Res. 13

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

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Official Title

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

Summary

Constitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting Members of the Senate to two terms and Members of the House of Representatives to four terms.

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      house Committees
      Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedJanuary 3rd, 2017
    It is a shame that there has to be two bills addressing the wishes of the American public.
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    It's ABOUT time!
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    This resolution is a well intentioned but ill conceived amendment to the constitution. If voters are unsatisfied with their representation, they already have the means to limit the number of terms served by representatives by voting them out. Forcible removal has the potential to destabilize the legislative process and unduly promote unqualified legislators. Full text: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-joint-resolution/13/text?r=43
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