S.J.Res. 12 (104th): A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 4, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Jan 4, 1995
Length: 3 pages
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 1/4/1995--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires the Congress, prior to each fiscal year, to adopt a statement in which total Federal outlays do not exceed total receipts, unless a three-fifths vote of ...
Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996
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The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 12” 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.
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