U.S. Constitution 22nd Amendment
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Section 2. Time for 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.
[Proposed by Congress in 1947 and adopted by the required number of states in 1951]