S.J.Res. 24 (112th): Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Aug 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:

Failed Senate on Dec 14, 2011

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

Sponsor:

Mark Udall

Senator from Colorado

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 13, 2011
Length: 3 pages

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History

Aug 2, 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 is a Senate joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 24”). 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.

Details

Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On the Joint Resolution
Dec 14, 2011 11:09 a.m.
Joint Resolution Defeated 21/79

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 89 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011

H.J.Res. 1 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011

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