H.J.Res. 2 (113th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United 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:

Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2013
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

H.J.Res. 49 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 14, 2013

H.J.Res. 38 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Apr 12, 2013

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) ... Read more >
Related Bills
H.J.Res. 2 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: Nov 18, 2011

H.J.Res. 1 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 6, 2015

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 2” 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
142 cosponsors (139R, 3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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