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H.J.Res. 1 (115th): Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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Bob Goodlatte

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2017
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jan 3, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on January 3, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

See Instead

H.J.Res. 2 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — Apr 12, 2018

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History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Dec 31, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this resolution would be considered in the week ahead.

H.J.Res. 1 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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