Rational Americans

Rational Term Limits

Solution #2

The time has come to ensure that those elected to public office remain part-time public servants – just like the Founding Fathers intended!  It's time to end the corruption fostered by lifetime tenure.  It's time to adopt the 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution!

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  • Elimination of lifetime tenure
  • 4-year terms for House members
  • More time to legislate and actually read the bills they vote on
  • Reduction in quid-pro-quo fund-raising (Dark Money), especially during final term in office
  • Allows many more qualified candidates to run for office
  • Increased trust in the integrity and fairness of our political system
Article 1. The Presidency
The term of office of the President and Vice President shall be 6 years but no person shall hold office for more than 8 consecutive years. No person shall run for reelection to the office of the President or Vice President without first having been out of office for at least one 6-year term and no person shall be elected to office more than twice.

Article 2. The Senate
The term of office for members of the Senate shall be 6 years but no person shall hold office for more than 12 consecutive years. After having been in office for 12 consecutive years, no person shall run for reelection or be appointed to the Senate without first having been out of office for at least one 6-year term.

Article 3. The House of Representatives
The term of office for members of the House of Representatives shall be 4 years but no person shall hold office for more than 8 consecutive years. After having been in office for 8 consecutive years, no person shall run for reelection to the House of Representatives without first having been out of office for at least one 4-year term. Elections for house members shall be held every 2 years for 50% of the representatives from each state.

Article 4. Ratification
This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have been ratified as an amendment to the Constitution by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several states within seven years from the date of its submission to the states by the Congress.

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