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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
8/2/2011--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
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

What is a resolution?

The “S.J.Res.” in “S.J.Res. 24” 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.

History

Introduced
Aug 2, 2011
Failed Senate
Dec 14, 2011
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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

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