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

H.J.Res. 89 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 17, 2011

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 2 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011

H.J.Res. 89 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 87” 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
Nov 15, 2011

Details

Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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