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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. J. RES. 5

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 6, 2009

Mr. SERRANO introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President.
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Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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`The twenty-second article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed.'.

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WHATTTTT!!! Please Dig, share what your smoking, Please!!
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It seems like it has been done before, in 2005..

NationMaster - Encyclopedia: José E. Serrano

José Enrique Serrano (born October 24, 1943) is a New York politician, currently representing the state's 16th Congressional district (map (http://latfor.state.ny.us/maps/propcong/fc016.pdf)) in the United States House of Representatives. Rep. ... Rep. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th) - Land 122,409 km² - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ...


Serrano was born in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. At a young age, Serrano moved to The Bronx. Serrano served in the United States Army from 1964 to 1966. His son, Jose M. Serrano is a member of the New York State Senate. MayagĂĽez (pronounced Mah-yah-goo-ehz) is the third largest city of Puerto Rico. ... The Bronx is one of the five boroughs of New York City in the United States. ... The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... The New York Legislature is the U.S. state of New Yorks legislative branch, seated at the states capital, Albany. ...


Serrano was elected to the New York state assembly in 1974 as a Democrat. 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major United States political parties. ...


In 1990, Serrano won a special election for a vacated House of Representatives seat. Serrano is an advocate of ending the embargo on Cuba and for 'English Plus' which would encourage Americans to become bilingual. 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... The term bilingualism (from bi meaning two and lingua meaning language) can refer to rather different phenomena. ...


In 2005, Serrano introduced a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as president. It was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. 2005 is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Page I of the Constitution of the United States of America Page II of the United States Constitution Page III of the United States Constitution Page IV of the United States Constitution The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America and is... The Twenty-second Amendment of the United States Constitution establishes a two-term limit for the Presidency. ...


Serrano's district is one of the smallest in the country geographically consisting of a few miles of the heavily urbanized and populated South Bronx in New York City. Yankee Stadium is in his district. City nickname: The Big Apple Location in the state of New York Counties (Boroughs) Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg Area - Land - Water 1,214. ... Yankee Stadium is the home of the New York Yankees, a major league baseball team. ...
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Repealing the amendment is fine – amend the Constitution so that the president serves a single six year term; no more re-elections, please.
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My dog could be president before your dog. Just saying...

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Repealing the amendment is fine – amend the Constitution so that the president serves a single six year term; no more re-elections, please.
Then how would a President ever become King?

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As if anyone would ever vote for a dog with a funny foreign sounding name like Salvadore.

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It seems like it has been done before, in 2005..
Did it once in here, too:

http://www.benzworld.org/forums/off-...umber-5-h.html

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