H.J.Res. 116 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States which requires (except during time of war and subject to suspension by Congress) that the total amount of money expended by the United States during any fiscal year not exceed the amount of certain revenue received by the United States during such fiscal year and not exceed 20 percent of the gross domestic product of the United States during the previous calendar year.
Jul 25, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on July 25, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
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- 7/25/2012--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits, except in time of a congressionally declared war, federal fiscal year expenditures from exceeding:(1) federal revenues for that fiscal year, except revenue received from the issuance ...
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Last Action: Jan 15, 2013
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 1, 2011
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