H.J.Res. 51 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require three-fifths majorities for bills increasing taxes.
Jan 11, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 11, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Preston “Pete” Geren
Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 11, 1995
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- Summary (CRS)
- 1/11/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires a three-fifths majority of the whole number of each House of the Congress before a bill increasing any revenue may pass.Provides that total revenue of the ...
Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 51” 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.
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