H.J.Res. 56 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.

Introduced:

Apr 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Joe Walsh
Representative for Illinois's 8th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 7, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/7/2011--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 ...

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 10 (identical)

Failed Senate
Dec 14, 2011

S.J.Res. 23 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 30, 2011

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What is a resolution?

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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Apr 7, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
61 cosponsors (61R) (show)
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Votes

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