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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Dec 14, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 74 (109th) 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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