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1/17/2012--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Provides that an increase in the federal debt requires approval from a majority of the legislatures of the several states.
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Jan 17, 2012
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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 99”). 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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