H.J.Res. 11 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to balance the Federal budget.

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Paul Broun Jr.
Representative for Georgia's 10th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/7/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits all outlays for a fiscal year (including those for debt service and other debt functions) from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year (except those derived ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 73 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 27, 2010

H.J.Res. 35 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 14, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 11” 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 7, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
24 cosponsors (24R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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