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

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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
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May 20, 2015

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May 31, 2016
Text Published

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Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 55 is 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.

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