H.J.Res. 49 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government.


Jan 9, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 9, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Wise Jr.

Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 9, 1995
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/9/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits Federal outlays of operating funds from exceeding receipts to such funds for any fiscal year plus any operating fund balances carried over from previous fiscal years.Waives ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 336 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 11, 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. 49” 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.


Jan 9, 1995


16 cosponsors (16D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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