Failed Senate — Dec 14, 2011
Last Action: Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 21 - 79. Record Vote Number: 228.
Explanation: This resolution failed in the Senate on December 14, 2011.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 17, 2011
Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2011
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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S.J.Res. 24 — 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/sjres24
“S.J.Res. 24 — 112th Congress: Joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States..” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/sjres24>
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