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Mar 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on March 3, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 5th congressional district
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3/3/2010--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits annual federal outlays for a fiscal year (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding one-fifth of economic output of the United States of America, ... Read more >
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This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 5 (112th).
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 79”). 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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|quote=Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to control spending.