H.J.Res. 74 (109th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Dec 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on December 14, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
William “Bill” Jenkins
Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2005
Length: 2 pages
- See Instead:
H.J.Res. 98 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 28, 2006
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- Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits federal expenditures (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding revenues (except those derived from borrowing) for any fiscal year unless three-fifths of the whole ...
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