Failed Senate — Dec 14, 2011
Last Action: Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 47 - 53. Record Vote Number: 229.
Explanation: This resolution failed in the Senate on December 14, 2011.
3/31/2011--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits outlays for a fiscal year (except those for repayment of debt principal) from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year (except those derived from borrowing) unless ... Read more >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Updated bill text was published as of Committee Discharged.
A vote on the resolution failed in the Senate. The resolution is now dead.
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 10”). 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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 10 — 112th Congress: Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/sjres10
“S.J.Res. 10 — 112th Congress: Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/sjres10>
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