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H.J.RES.98: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to applying laws equally to the citizens of the United States and the Federal Government.

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Jeffrey Duncan, R-S.C.
Total Cosponsors 8 (All Republicans)
Introduced Oct. 23, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 9, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits Congress from making any law that is applicable to a U.S. citizen but not equally applicable to: (1) Congress; (2) the executive branch, including the President, Vice President, ambassadors, other public ministers and consuls, and all other officers of the United States, including those provided for under the Constitution and by law; and (3) Justices of the Supreme Court and judges of inferior courts.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 9, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Oct. 23, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.