S.J.Res. 22 (111th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to requiring a balanced budget and granting the President of the United States the power of line-item veto.

Introduced:

Dec 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on December 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

George LeMieux

Senator from Florida

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2009
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits outlays for a fiscal year (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year (except those derived from borrowing) unless ... Read more >
Related Bills
S.J.Res. 35 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 21, 2010

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

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 22” means this is a Senate 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
Dec 15, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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