H.J.Res. 53 (105th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to a Federal balanced budget.
Feb 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 12, 1997
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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 ...
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Last Action: Jan 19, 1995
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