H.J.Res. 21 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide for budgetary reform by requiring the reduction of the deficit, a balanced Federal budget, and the repayment of the national debt.


Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

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


Wayne Allard

Representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1995
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)

1/4/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Directs the President, beginning with FY 1997 or the first fiscal year after ratification, whichever is later, to submit a budget of revenues and outlays to Congress. ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 1995

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 21”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

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

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

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