H.J.Res. 17 (114th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget.

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 12, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 12, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Vern Buchanan

Representative for Florida's 16th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 12, 2015
Length: 4 pages

History

Jan 12, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

H.J.Res. 17 (114th) 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.

This joint resolution was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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