SCR 53 Requests Congress to amend the Seventeenth Amendment to allow state legislatures to elect members of the United States Senate
Sponsor: Purgason
LR Number: 5060S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 3/1/2010 - Referred S Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee Journal Page: S483
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Effective Date: upon approval

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SCR 53 - Currently, United States Senators are elected by popular vote under the seventeenth amendment of the United States Constitution. This resolution declares this process defective and requests Congress to amend the seventeenth amendment to allow state legislatures to elect members of the United States Senate.

CHRIS HOGERTY