S.J.Res. 38 (111th): A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Aug 3, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on August 4, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jim DeMint

Senator from South Carolina

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Aug 4, 2010
Length: 4 pages

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History

Aug 3, 2010
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Aug 4, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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.

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Cosponsors
none
Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
S.J.Res. 27 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 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

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