Bill Text — Aug 6, 2010
This resolution’s text for status Placed on Calendar in the Senate (Aug 4, 2010) is now available.
Aug 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This resolution was introduced on August 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from South Carolina
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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2010
Length: 4 pages
8/3/2010--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. 38”). 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.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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