S.J.Res. 9: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States which requires (except during time of war and subject to suspension by Congress) that the total amount of money expended by the United States during any fiscal year not exceed the amount of certain revenue received by the United States during such fiscal year and not exceed 20 percent of the gross domestic product of the United States during the previous calendar year.

Introduced:

Feb 9, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Feb 9, 2015

This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on February 9, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Richard Shelby

Senior Senator from Alabama

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 9, 2015
Length: 3 pages

Prognosis:

0% chance of being enacted or passed (details)

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History

Feb 9, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Ratified by State Legislatures

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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