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- Summary (CRS)
- 1/19/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the Congress from increasing the limit on the public debt of the United States without the approval of three-fifths of each House of Congress. Prohibits any ... Read more >
Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 58” 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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 58 — 104th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres58
“H.J.Res. 58 — 104th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 1995. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hjres58>
|title=H.J.Res. 58 (104th)
|accessdate=May 27, 2015
|author=104th Congress (1995)
|date=January 19, 1995
|quote=Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.