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.

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jo Ann Emerson
Representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 6 (109th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 2005

H.J.Res. 14 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 7” means this is a House 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jan 7, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
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Committee Assignments

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Votes

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