H.J.Res. 81: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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Jan 13, 2016


Referred to Committee on Jan 13, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on January 13, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Steve Stivers

Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district



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Jan 13, 2016

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H.J.Res. 81 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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