Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Delaware At Large. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2011
Length: 3 pages
What legislators are saying
“Yarmuth to Oppose Reckless \"Balanced Budget\" Amendment”
— Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 17, 2011
“Release: Connolly, Carney, Polis, Perlmutter, and Schrader Introduce Responsible Balanced Budget Amendment”
— Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA11] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 15, 2011
Nov 15, 2011
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Oct 8, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 69 (114th).
H.J.Res. 87 (112th) was a 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.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 112th Congress, which met from Jan 5, 2011 to Jan 3, 2013. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States, H.R.J. Res. 87, 112th Cong. (2011).
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