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Feb 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This resolution was introduced on February 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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2/12/1997--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits total outlays from exceeding total receipts, unless a three-fifths vote of both Houses authorizes a specific excess.Declares that total receipts include all receipts of the United ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 60 (104th).
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. 53”). 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 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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