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H J Res 73 - Term Limits bill - National Key Vote

Newt Gingrich voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Joint Resolution.

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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.

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Failed (House) (227-204) - (Key vote)
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Title: Term Limits bill

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a joint resolution that amends the Constitution by limiting Congressional terms to 12 years.

Highlights:
  • Limits individuals from serving more than 2 terms in the Senate and 6 terms in the House of Representatives.
  • Excludes any term served before this article is enacted.
  • Considers a term for Senators to be any time served over 3 years.
  • Considers a term for Representatives to be any time served over 1 year.
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Term Limits bill

Sponsors

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

Co-sponsors

  • Larry Ed Combest (TX - ) (Out Of Office)
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