H.J.Res. 1 (111th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 4 pages

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History

Jan 6, 2009
 
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. 1”). 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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Cosponsors
179 cosponsors (166R, 13D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 1 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011

H.J.Res. 89 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 2010

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