H.J.Res. 1 (112th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Bob Goodlatte
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2011
Length: 8 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 2 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — Nov 18, 2011

H.J.Res. 89 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 17, 2011

H.J.Res. 87 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 15, 2011

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/23/2011--Reported to House amended.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 ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 1 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2009

H.J.Res. 1 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1” means this is a House 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
Jan 5, 2011
Reported by Committee
Jun 15, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
133 cosponsors (132R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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