H.J.Res. 35 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to provide that expenditures for a fiscal year shall neither exceed revenues for such fiscal year nor 19 per centum of the Nation’s gross national product for the last calendar year ending before the beginning of such fiscal year.


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.


James “Jim” McCrery III

Representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1995
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Summary (CRS)

1/4/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits, in any fiscal year, total Federal outlays from exceeding total receipts and Federal outlays from exceeding 19 percent of the Nation's gross national product. Allows such ... Read more >

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 4, 1995

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 35”). 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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