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H.J.Res. 114: 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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jul 27, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Jul 27, 2017

This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on July 27, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Martha Roby

Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017
Length: 3 pages

History

Jul 27, 2017
 
Introduced

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Ordered Reported

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Passed House (Senate next)

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Passed Senate

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Ratified by State Legislatures

H.J.Res. 114 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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