S.J.Res. 10 (112th): Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Overview

Introduced:

Mar 31, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Failed Senate on Dec 14, 2011

This resolution failed in the Senate on December 14, 2011.

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2011
Length: 4 pages

About the resolution

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History

Mar 31, 2011
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 13, 2011
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.

Dec 14, 2011
 
Failed Senate

A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.

This page is about a 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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