About the resolution
- Full Title
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax legislation.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Jan 7, 1997
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Mar 4, 1997
Companion Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 1 (105th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.J.Res. 1 (105th).
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1”). 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.
229 cosponsors (177R, 52D)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.J.Res. 1 — 105th Congress: Balanced Budget amendment. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hjres1
“H.J.Res. 1 — 105th Congress: Balanced Budget amendment.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hjres1>
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