H.J.Res. 38 (113th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Apr 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on April 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jackie Walorski
Representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2013
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

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

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
4/12/2013--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) ...

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Related Bills
H.J.Res. 49 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 14, 2013

H.J.Res. 11 (Related)
Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 3, 2013

What is a resolution?

The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 38” 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
Apr 12, 2013

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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