Senate Joint Resolution 1
116th Congress(2019-2020)
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to limiting the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 3, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 3, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 3, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1
Congress
116
Policy Area
Congress
Congress
Primary focus of measure is Members of Congress; general congressional oversight; congressional agencies, committees, operations; legislative procedures; U.S. Capitol. Measures concerning oversight and investigation of specific matters may fall under the issue-specific relevant policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Texas
Missouri
Florida
Indiana
Indiana
Kentucky
Nebraska
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Constitutional Amendment

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

Terms beginning before the ratification of this article do not count towards term limits.

Text (1)
January 3, 2019
Actions (2)
01/03/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
01/03/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 4, 2019 1:32:58 PM
Updated
Feb 1, 2021 10:22:40 PM