H.J.Res. 74 (109th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Dec 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 14, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

William “Bill” Jenkins

Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district

Republican

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2005
Length: 2 pages

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History

Dec 14, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 74”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 86 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 21, 2004

H.J.Res. 98 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 28, 2006

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