H.J.Res. 16 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the sixteenth article of amendment.


Jan 4, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 4, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Steve King
Representative for Iowa's 4th congressional district


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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2013
Length: 2 pages

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H.J.Res. 104 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Nov 15, 2013

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
1/4/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Repeals the Sixteenth Amendment to the Constitution (authorizing taxation of income).

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 16 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2011

H.J.Res. 16 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 12, 2015

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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 16” 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.

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Jan 4, 2013


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