Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Dec 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This resolution was introduced on December 16, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 16, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
H.J.Res. 79 (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.
How to cite this information.
Civic Impulse. (2017). H.J.Res. 79 — 114th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hjres79
“H.J.Res. 79 — 114th Congress: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.” www.GovTrack.us. 2015. December 16, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hjres79>
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