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.
Jun 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This resolution was introduced on June 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Kentucky
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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2011
Length: 6 pages
6/29/2011--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.
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Companion Bill — Failed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 10 (112th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S.J.Res. 23 (112th).
This is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 23”). 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.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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