H.J.Res. 87 (112th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Nov 15, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 15, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Carney

Representative for Delaware At Large

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2011
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 2 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — Nov 18, 2011

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History

Nov 15, 2011
 
Introduced

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