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U.S. Term Limits (USTL) is a non-profit, non-partisan grassroots organization dedicated to enacting term limits for elected officials at every level of government in the United States. Since its founding in 1992, USTL has helped facilitate over 500 successful term limits campaigns at various levels of government.[citation needed]

Among other activities, USTL supports statewide ballot initiatives to impose term limits. In the early 1990s, USTL organized grassroots campaigns that placed term limits on the congressional delegations of 23 states. These were overturned in 1995 by the Supreme Court of the United States in a 5-4 decision in U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton.

U.S. Term Limits is working to promote a convention of the states under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, focused specifically on a term limits amendment.[1] A resolution passed through the Florida Legislature (HM 417) calling for such a convention.[2] In 2018, the Alabama Legislature (HJR23) [3] and the Missouri General Assembly (SCR40) [4] also passed applications calling for a national convention to propose a term limits on Congress amendment.

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  1. ^ "U.S. Term Limits Launches Article V Convention Effort - U.S. Term Limits". www.termlimits.org. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  2. ^ "Florida House of Representatives - HM 417 - Article V Convention for Congressional Term Limits". www.myfloridahouse.gov. Retrieved 2016-04-01.
  3. ^ "Alabama Legislature Passes Term Limits on Congress Convention Resolution" (PDF). http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/. Retrieved 2018-01-25. External link in |website= (help)
  4. ^ "Missouri General Assembly Passes Term Limits on Congress Convention Resolution". www.senate.mo.gov. Retrieved 2018-05-17.

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