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- 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 >
- 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 38 — 111th Congress: A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/sjres38
“S.J.Res. 38 — 111th Congress: A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 2010. May 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/sjres38>
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|author=111th Congress (2010)
|date=August 3, 2010
|quote=A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.