H.J.Res. 28 (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:

Charles “Charlie” Stenholm
Representative for Texas's 17th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1995
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/4/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits outlays for a fiscal year (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding total receipts (except those derived from borrowing) for that fiscal year unless ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 103 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed House
Mar 17, 1994

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

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 28” 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 4, 1995

Details

Cosponsors
155 cosponsors (95R, 60D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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