H.J.Res. 60 (104th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to a Federal balanced budget.


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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Last Updated: Jan 19, 1995
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About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/19/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits total outlays from exceeding total receipts, unless a three-fifths vote of both Houses authorizes a specific excess.Declares that total receipts include all receipts of the United ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 53 (105th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 1997

H.J.Res. 1 (Related)
Balanced Budget Amendment

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 60” 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.


Jan 19, 1995


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.


There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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