H.J.Res. 10 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring that the Federal budget be balanced and that an increase in the Federal debt requires approval from a majority of the legislatures of the several States.

Introduced:

Jan 3, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 3, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

David Schweikert
Representative for Arizona's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 3 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/3/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits total 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).Prohibits ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 8 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2015

S.J.Res. 1 (Related)
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States requiring ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 22, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 10” means this is a House 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
Jan 3, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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