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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 >
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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What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 38” 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
Aug 3, 2010
Reported by Committee
Aug 4, 2010

Details

Cosponsors
none
Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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