H.J.Res. 83: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Introduced:

Mar 2, 2016

Status:

Referred to Committee on Mar 2, 2016

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 2, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Brad Ashford

Representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2016
Length: 4 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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History

Mar 2, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

This page is about a 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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