Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Texas. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
Length: 4 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This resolution was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
44 Cosponsors (44 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Enzi disappointed in new high mark for national debt”
— Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY, 1997-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 3, 2014
“Inhofe, senate republicans introduce balanced budget amendment”
— Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK, 1994-2022] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 14, 2013
“Debt Ceiling Memo”
— Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 14, 2013
Feb 13, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
S.J.Res. 7 (113th) was a 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.
Resolutions numbers restart every two years. That means there are other resolutions with the number S.J.Res. 7. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This joint resolution was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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