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Nov 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on November 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Delaware At Large
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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2011
Length: 3 pages
Failed Under Suspension — Nov 18, 2011
Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits estimated outlays of the operating funds of the United States for any fiscal year from exceeding total estimated receipts to those funds for that fiscal year ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 69.
This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 87”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 8, 2015
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011
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