H.J.Res. 59 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution authorizing the President to disapprove or reduce an item of appropriations.


Jan 19, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 19, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Glenn Poshard
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district


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Summary (CRS)
1/19/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Grants the President the authority to reduce or disapprove any item of appropriation in any Act or joint resolution, except any item of appropriation for the legislative ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 63 (103rd) was a previous version of this bill.

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Last Action: Jan 6, 1993

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 59” 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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Jan 19, 1995


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