S.J.Res. 12 (104th): A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Jan 4, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Phil Gramm

Senator from Texas

Republican

Text:

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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 ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 1 (identical)

Passed House, Failed Senate
Jun 6, 1996

What is a resolution?

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 4, 1995

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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

Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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