Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 12, 1997
Length: 3 pages
105th Congress (1997–1998)
This resolution was introduced on February 12, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Jan 19, 1995
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 60 (104th).
Feb 12, 1997
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number H.J.Res. 53. This is the one from the 105th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to a Federal balanced budget, H.R.J. Res. 53, 105th Cong. (1997).
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