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

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Last Updated: Mar 4, 1999
Length: 2 pages

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Mar 4, 1999
 
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