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- Summary (CRS)
- 1/3/2013--Introduced.Constitutional Amendment - Prohibits 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) unless ... Read more >
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The “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 5” 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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“H.J.Res. 5 — 113th Congress: Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget..” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hjres5>
|title=H.J.Res. 5 (113th)
|accessdate=May 27, 2015
|author=113th Congress (2013)
|date=January 3, 2013
|quote=Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.