H.J.Res. 36 (113th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution requiring that each agency and department’s funding is justified.


Mar 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Scott Perry

Representative for Pennsylvania's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2013
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Mar 14, 2013

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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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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 28 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 3, 2015

S.J.Res. 20 (Related)
A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United ...

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 11, 2013

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