S.J.Res. 16 (113th): A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to limit the power of Congress to impose a tax on a failure to purchase goods or services.

Introduced:

Jun 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Marco Rubio

Junior Senator from Florida

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 6, 2013
Length: 2 pages

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History

Jun 6, 2013
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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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Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.

Related Bills
H.J.Res. 28 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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