S.J.Res. 23 (112th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.


Jun 29, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 30, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mitch McConnell
Senator from Kentucky


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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2011
Length: 6 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
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 ...

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Related Bills
S.J.Res. 10 (identical)

Failed Senate
Dec 14, 2011

H.J.Res. 56 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 7, 2011

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 23” means this is a Senate 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.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 29, 2011
Reported by Committee
Jun 30, 2011


46 cosponsors (46R) (show)

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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