Key Votes

H J Res 2 - Term Limits Resolution - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Virgil Goode, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

Read statements Virgil Goode, Jr. made in this general time period.

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Note

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER OF CONGRESS, AND RATIFICATION BY THREE-FOURTHS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURES WITHIN SEVEN YEARS OF THE DATE THE AMENDMENT WAS SUBMITTED.

Stage Details

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (House) (217-211) - (Key vote)

Title: Term Limits Resolution

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment limiting Congressional terms to six full terms for House members, and two full terms for Senators.

Highlights:

Limits House member to 6 full terms.

Limits Senators to 2 full terms.

Declares any member of the House serving more than 1 year of a term to which another person was elected eligible for only 5 more terms.

Declares any Senator serving more than 3 years of a term to which another person was elected eligible for only 1 more term.

Exempts time served in Congress before ratification.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Term Limits Resolution

Sponsors

  • Bill McCollum (FL - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Richard K. 'Dick' Armey (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cass Ballenger (NC - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James 'Jim' Barcia (MI - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Laurence 'Bob' Barr Jr. (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • William E. 'Bill' Barrett (NE - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Roscoe G. Bartlett (MD - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles F. 'Charlie' Bass (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Douglas K. 'Doug' Bereuter (NE - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Brian P. Bilbray (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' Bilirakis (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Henry Bonilla (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ed Bryant (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim Bunning (KY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard M. Burr (NC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen E. 'Steve' Buyer (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ben 'Nighthorse' Campbell (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles T. Canady (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Cannon (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clarence Saxby Chambliss (GA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas Allen 'Tom' Coburn (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Allen 'Mac' Collins (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Merrill A. Cook (UT - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christopher Cox (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip M. Crane (IL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Randall H. 'Duke' Cunningham (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nathan Deal (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter Deutsch (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay W. Dickey (AR - ) (Out Of Office)
  • John T. Doolittle (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer B. Dunn (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vernon J. 'Vern' Ehlers (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jo Ann Emerson (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Philip 'Phil' English (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Eric Ensign (NV - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Terry Everett (AL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas W. Ewing (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Foley (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael Patrick Forbes (NY - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tillie K. Fowler (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jon David Fox (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert D. 'Bob' Franks (NJ - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Elton W. Gallegly (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John 'Greg' Ganske (IA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • George W. Gekas (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Paul E. Gillmor (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Newton Leroy 'Newt' Gingrich (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William F. 'Bill' Goodling (PA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Porter J. Goss (FL - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Lindsey O. Graham (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James C. 'Jim' Greenwood (PA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Gilbert W. 'Gil' Gutknecht (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James V. Hansen (UT - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Jane Harman (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John David 'J.D.' Hayworth Jr. (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Van Hilleary (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Lee 'Dave' Hobson (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter 'Pete' Hoekstra (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Horn (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Amory 'Amo' Houghton Jr. (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenny C. Hulshof (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert 'Bob' Inglis Sr. (SC - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ernest J. Istook Jr. (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jay C. Kim (CA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott L. Klug (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Joseph K. 'Joe' Knollenberg (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ray H. LaHood (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stephen 'Steve' Largent (OK - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven C. 'Steve' LaTourette (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick A. Lazio (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Leach (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron Lewis (KY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John Linder (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James O. 'Jim' McCrery III (LA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Scott McInnis (CO - ) (Out Of Office)
  • David M. McIntosh (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Martin T. 'Marty' Meehan (MA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Metcalf (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Miller (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • David Minge (MN - D) (Out Of Office)
  • George R. Nethercutt Jr. (WA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark W. Neumann (WI - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert William 'Bob' Ney (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Charles W. 'Charlie' Norwood Jr. (GA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James A. 'Jim' Nussle (IA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Ronald C. 'Ron' Packard (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William 'Bill' Paxon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Edward A. 'Ed' Pease (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard W. Pombo (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Deborah D. Pryce (OH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack Quinn (NY - ) (Out Of Office)
  • George P. Radanovich (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Ramstad (MN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Frank Duhcan Riggs (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • H. James 'Jim' Saxton (NJ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Daniel L. 'Dan' Schaefer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John B. Shadegg (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • E. Clay Shaw Jr. (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Nick Smith (MI - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert F. 'Bob' Smith (OR - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Vincent K. Snowbarger (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald B.H. 'Jerry' Solomon (NY - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Edward Souder (IN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Clifford Bundy 'Cliff' Stearns (FL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Robert Lee 'Bob' Stump (AZ - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John E. Sununu (NH - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James M. 'Jim' Talent (MO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • William J. 'Billy' Tauzin (LA - ) (Out Of Office)
  • Todd Tiahrt (KS - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Zach Wamp (TN - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Wesley 'Wes' Watkins (OK - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Gerald C. 'Jerry' Weller (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Rick White (WA - R) (Out Of Office)