H.J.Res. 15 (104th): 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.

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Norvell “Bill” Emerson

Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1995
Length: 3 pages

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History

Jan 4, 1995
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

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Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 43 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 1989

H.J.Res. 1 (Related)
Balanced Budget Amendment

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

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