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Jan 18, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This resolution was introduced on January 18, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 18, 1995
Length: 4 pages
1/18/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires the Congress, prior to each fiscal year, to adopt a statement in which total Federal outlays do not exceed total receipts, unless a three-fifths vote of ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 55”). 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 committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 55 — 104th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres55
“H.J.Res. 55 — 104th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres55>
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|quote=Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.