H.J.Res. 73 (112th): Proposing a spending limit amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Jul 21, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on July 21, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Justin Amash
Representative for Michigan's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2011
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
7/21/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits total outlays (except those for payment of debt) for a year from exceeding the average annual revenue (except that derived from borrowing) collected in the three ... Read more >
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What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 73” 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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History

Introduced
Jul 21, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
43 cosponsors (39R, 4D) (show)
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