About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
1/19/1995--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.
Jan 19, 1995
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Read Text »
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 57”). 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.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
- Related Bills
Balanced Budget Amendment
Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996
Search for similar bills.
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 57 — 104th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres57
“H.J.Res. 57 — 104th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres57>
|title=H.J.Res. 57 (104th)
|accessdate=November 30, 2015
|author=104th Congress (1995)
|date=January 19, 1995
|quote=Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.