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Jan 11, 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. 51”). 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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Balanced Budget Amendment
Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996
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