H.J.Res. 19 (103rd): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that appropriations shall not exceed revenues of the United States, except in time of war or national emergency.

Introduced:

Jan 5, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Eligio “Kika” de la Garza
Representative for Texas's 15th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 1993
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/5/1993--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the Congress from authorizing the withdrawal of funds from the Treasury during a fiscal year in excess of fiscal year revenues (except those derived from borrowing), ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 137 (102nd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 20, 1991

H.J.Res. 20 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 19” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 5, 1993

Details

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