Vote — Jul 30, 2015 1:47 p.m.
Bill Passed 91/4
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced budget.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 1997
The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 1” means this is a Senate 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.
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 1 — 105th Congress: Balanced Budget amendment. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/sjres1
“S.J.Res. 1 — 105th Congress: Balanced Budget amendment.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. July 31, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/sjres1>
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