H.J.Res. 1 (105th): Balanced Budget amendment


Jan 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel “Dan” Schaefer

Representative for Colorado's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 7, 1997
Length: 4 pages

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S.J.Res. 1 (same title)
Failed Senate — Mar 4, 1997

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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.

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Jan 7, 1997

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