H.J.Res. 7: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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Jan 6, 2015


Referred to Committee on Jan 6, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 6, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Leonard Lance

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district



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Jan 6, 2015

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Reported by Committee

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.J.Res. 7 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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