Failed Senate — Dec 14, 2011
Last Action: Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 229.
Explanation: This resolution failed in the Senate on December 14, 2011.
Apr 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on April 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2011
Length: 4 pages
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 56” 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. 56 — 112th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres56
“H.J.Res. 56 — 112th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget..” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hjres56>
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|quote=Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.