Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 31, 2016
Length: 2 pages
May 20, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on May 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 20, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
May 31, 2016
Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.
Oct 23, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.J.Res. 119.
H.J.Res. 55 (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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Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States, H.R.J. Res. 55, 114th Cong. (2015).
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