H.J.Res. 36 (106th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to restrict annual deficits by limiting the public debt of the United States and requiring a favorable vote of the people on any law to exceed such limits.

Introduced:

Mar 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 4, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Owen Pickett

Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 4, 1999
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
3/4/1999--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits the public debt from increasing by more than one percent each year unless authorized by a law approved by a majority of the Members of the ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 30 (105th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 9, 1997

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 36” means this is a House 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.

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History

Introduced
Mar 4, 1999

Details

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