H.J.Res. 7 (111th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution to provide for a balanced budget for the United States Government and for greater accountability in the enactment of tax legislation.
Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jo Ann Emerson
Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
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- 1/7/2009--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Requires Congress and the President, before each fiscal year, to agree on an estimate of total receipts for that fiscal year by enactment into law of a ...
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