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Feb 4, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on February 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated: Feb 4, 2010
Length: 3 pages
Reported by Committee — Aug 4, 2010
2/4/2010--Introduced.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 >
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This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 27”). 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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