SCR 4 Applies to Congress for the calling of an Article V convention of states to propose certain amendments to the United States Constitution which place limits on the federal government
Sponsor: Kehoe
LR Number: 1141S.01T Fiscal Notes
Committee: Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics
Last Action: 5/22/2017 - Signed by House Speaker Journal Page: H2795
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Effective Date: Upon adoption
House Handler: Frederick

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SCR 4 - This concurrent resolution applies to the United States Congress, under the provisions of Article V of the United States Constitution, for the calling of a convention of the states for the limited purpose of proposing amendments to the U.S. Constitution that impose fiscal restraint on the federal government, limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and limit the terms of office for federal officials and members of Congress. This application shall expire five years after the passage of this resolution.

This resolution is identical to HCS/HCR 57 (2016) and similar to SCS/SCR 53 (2016), SCS/SCR 21, 19 and 23 (2015) and HCR 14 (2015).