H.J.Res. 53 (105th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to a Federal balanced budget.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 12, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on February 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Glenn Poshard

Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 12, 1997
Length: 3 pages

History

Feb 12, 1997
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 53 (105th) was a joint resolution in the United States Congress.

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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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