AN ACT APPLYING TO CONGRESS FOR AN ARTICLE V CONVENTION OF THE STATES WITH THE PURPOSE OF PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.
Identical to H 321, filed 3/19/15.
Applies to Congress for the calling of a convention of the states limited to proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States that (1) impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, (2) limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and (3) limit the terms of office for its officials and for members of Congress. Specifies that this application is a continuing application until the legislatures of at least two‑thirds of the states have made identical or substantially similar applications. The application expires September 30, 2015, if the legislatures of at least two‑thirds of the several states have not made identical or substantially similar applications. Requires the Secretary of State to transmit copies of this act to specified entities.
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