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

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History

Jan 5, 2011
 
Introduced

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Jun 15, 2011
 
Reported by Committee

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 1”). 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
133 cosponsors (132R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

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

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