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

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History

Jul 21, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 102 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 14, 2012

H.J.Res. 81 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 14, 2011

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