H.J.Res. 55: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.


May 20, 2015


Referred to Committee on May 20, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on May 20, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


David “Dave” Brat

Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 31, 2016
Length: 2 pages


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May 20, 2015

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May 31, 2016
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