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- 1/7/2011--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 >
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 18” 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.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 18 — 112th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres18
“H.J.Res. 18 — 112th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. May 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres18>
|title=H.J.Res. 18 (112th)
|accessdate=May 25, 2015
|author=112th Congress (2011)
|date=January 7, 2011
|quote=Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.