H.J.Res. 27 (113th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the Federal Government from using the power of taxation to compel someone to engage in commercial activity.
Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 11th congressional district
Read Text »
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 2 pages
About the resolution
- Summary (CRS)
- 2/13/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Denies Congress the power to lay and collect taxes: (1) to compel any person or persons to engage in commercial activity, or (2) from any person or ...
- What is a resolution?
The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 27” 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.
3 cosponsors (3R) (show)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no votes related to this resolution.
- Subject Areas
- Find Similar Bills
Search for similar bills.
Links & tools
Click a format for a citation suggestion:
Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 27 — 113th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the Federal Government from .... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hjres27
“H.J.Res. 27 — 113th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the Federal Government from ....” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. March 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hjres27>
|title=H.J.Res. 27 (113th)
|accessdate=March 27, 2015
|author=113th Congress (2013)
|date=February 13, 2013
|quote=Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the Federal Government from ...