H.J.Res. 30 (105th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restrict annual deficits by limiting the public debt of the United States and requiring a favorable vote of the people on any law to exceed such limits.

Introduced:

Jan 9, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 9, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Owen Pickett

Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 1997
Length: 2 pages

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Jan 9, 1997
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 30”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 40 (104th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1995

H.J.Res. 36 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 1999

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