H.J.Res. 24 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:
Feb 08, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Randy Neugebauer
Representative for Texas's 19th congressional district
Party
Republican
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Last Updated
Feb 08, 2011
Length
3 pages
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 87 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 26, 2010

H.J.Res. 39 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2013

 
Status

This resolution was introduced on February 8, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Feb 08, 2011
Referred to Committee Feb 08, 2011
 
Summary

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

The Constitution and Civil Justice

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Notes

H.J.Res. stands for House joint resolution.

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.

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Library of Congress Summary

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2/8/2011--Introduced.
Constitutional Amendment - Requires the concurrence of two-thirds of the Members of each house of Congress for final adoption of any legislation changing the internal revenue laws, unless such legislation is determined not to increase the internal revenue by more than a de minimis amount.
Permits a waiver of this requirement when a declaration of war is in effect or when the United States is engaged in military conflict which causes an imminent and serious threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resolution which becomes law. Prohibits any increase in the internal revenue enacted under such a waiver from lasting more than two years.

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