S.J.Res. 1 (104th): Balanced Budget Amendment

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 18, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert Dole
Senator from Kansas
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 1995
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 1 (same title)
Passed House, Failed Senate — Jun 6, 1996

About the resolution

Full Title

A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced budget.

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 1 (identical)

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

S.J.Res. 22 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 19, 1995

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 1” means this is a Senate 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 4, 1995
Reported by Committee
Jan 18, 1995

Details

Cosponsors
46 cosponsors (39R, 7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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