Failed Senate — Dec 14, 2011
Last Action: Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 21 - 79. Record Vote Number: 228.
Explanation: This resolution failed in the Senate on December 14, 2011.
Feb 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on February 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2011
Length: 3 pages
Failed Under Suspension — Nov 18, 2011
Reported by Committee — Jun 15, 2011
2/17/2011--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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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 41”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011
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