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H.J.Res. 103 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax legislation.

Sponsor and status

Charles “Charlie” Stenholm

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 4, 1993
Length: 4 pages
Feb 4, 1993
103rd Congress (1993–1994)

Failed House on Mar 17, 1994

This resolution failed in the House on March 17, 1994.


264 Cosponsors (174 Republicans, 90 Democrats)



Feb 4, 1993

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Mar 17, 1994
Failed House

A vote on the resolution failed in the House. The resolution is now dead.

H.J.Res. 103 (103rd) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.

Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 103. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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