H.J.Res. 81 (112th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Oct 14, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on October 14, 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: Oct 14, 2011
Length: 3 pages

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Oct 14, 2011
 
Introduced

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