Bill Text — Jan 6, 2015
This resolution’s text is now available.
Jan 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on November 18, 2011.
Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011
Length: 4 pages
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 2” 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. 2 — 112th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres2
“H.J.Res. 2 — 112th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. September 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres2>
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|date=January 5, 2011
|quote=Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.