US HJR4 | 2021-2022 | 117th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Introduced on January 4 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-04 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment limiting the pardon power of the President. The amendment prohibits the President from granting a pardon or reprieve to himself or herself, to family members or members of the administration, to paid campaign employees, to a person or entity for an offense motivated by an interest of any of those people, or to a person or entity for an offense directed by or coordinated with the President. The amendment also invalidates pardons issued for a corrupt purpose.

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Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States limiting the pardon power of the President.

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History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-04HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
2021-01-04HouseIntroduced in House

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