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Missouri Senate calls for term limits in US constitution

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) _ The Missouri Senate has passed a resolution calling for a national convention to amend the U.S. Constitution to limit the time people can serve in Congress.

The proposal, approved Monday in a 22-9 vote, calls for what is known as an Article V Convention of the States in order to propose term limits to the U.S. House and Senate. Two-thirds of state legislatures would need to support a convention for it to happen, and then three-fourths of those legislatures would have to ratify any amendments the convention proposed. Other Republican-led states have recently supported similar proposals.

The measure now heads to the House.

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The resolution is SCR 40

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