Synopsis: United States senators. Directs the United States Congress
to call a constitutional convention to propose an amendment to the
Constitution of the United States concerning the repeal of the
seventeenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United
States and the appointment of senators by the legislatures of the several
Effective: A constitutional convention is called when two-thirds of the
state legislatures make application to the Congress to call a
constitutional convention to consider an amendment to the Constitution
of the United States.
January 13, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Rules and Legislative
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A JOINT RESOLUTION directing Congress to call a
constitutional convention for the purpose of proposing an amendment
to the Constitution of the United States concerning United States
make temporary appointments until the next meeting of the legislature,
which shall then fill such vacancies.
"Section 4. This amendment shall not be so construed as to affect the election or term of any Senator chosen before it becomes a valid part of the Constitution.".