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

Introduced:

Jan 19, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Glenn Poshard
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 19, 1995
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

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.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 1993

What is a resolution?

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 19, 1995

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