Amendments To
The Constitution of the United States of America
Amendment 22: Limit of Presidential terms.

Section 1.

No person shall be elected to the office of the President more
than twice, and no person who has held the office of President,
or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which
some other person was elected President shall be elected to the
office of the President more than once. But this Article shall not
apply to any person holding the office of President when this
Article was proposed by the Congress, and shall not prevent any
person who may be holding the office of President, or acting as
President, during the term within which this Article becomes
operative from holding the office of President or acting as
President during the remainder of such term.

Section 2.

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.

Proposed: March 21, 1947
Ratified: March 1, 1951
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